Weather Alerts for Southern Jackson County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Freeze Warning  FREEZE WARNING   Freeze Warning
SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Buncombe - Graham - Haywood - Henderson - Macon - Madison - Northern Jackson - Southern Jackson - Swain - Transylvania
Effective: Fri, 4/20 12:00am Updated: Thu, 4/19 1:05pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/20 9:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...CHILLY AND WINDY WEATHER ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS...
.A passing cold front will produce strong wind gusts tonight in
some of the mountains, particularly at higher elevations. These
gusts are expected to continue through this afternoon. In the wake
of the cold front, cooler temperatures will allow some areas to
fall below freezing later tonight and Friday morning.
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EDT
FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to
9 AM EDT Friday. The Freeze Watch is no longer in effect.
* LOCATIONS...The southern mountains and foothills of western
North Carolina.
* TEMPERATURES...Lows around 30.
* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions may damage sensitive
vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
cold.

Information:
A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive
vegetation.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Alexander - Avery - Buncombe - Burke Mountains - Cabarrus - Caldwell Mountains - Catawba - Cleveland - Davie - Eastern McDowell - Eastern Polk - Gaston - Graham - Greater Burke - Greater Caldwell - Greater Rutherford - Haywood - Henderson - Iredell - Lincoln - Macon - Madison - McDowell Mountains - Mecklenburg - Mitchell - Northern Jackson - Polk Mountains - Rowan - Rutherford Mountains - Southern Jackson - Swain - Transylvania - Union - Yancey
Effective: Fri, 4/20 4:00am Updated: Thu, 4/19 1:05pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 4/19 4:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...Increased fire danger this afternoon and evening across North
Carolina...
Strong, breezy northwesterly winds with gusts of 25 to 35 mph,
will combine with relative humidity levels dipping as low as 25 to
30 percent creating elevated fire danger conditions again on
Thursday across western North Carolina.
Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn today or Thursday. If you do burn, you are advised
to use extreme caution.