AP-SC--KCHS-SC Winter Storm Warning, SC

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Associated Press

Posted on January 28, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 28 at 7:00 AM

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WWUS42 KCHS 280924

WSWCHS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

424 AM EST TUE JAN 28 2014

...DANGEROUS WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA

EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING ON THE FRONT

OFF THE COAST BY LATER TODAY. THE LOW WILL THEN LIFT QUICKLY

NORTHEAST OVER THE ATLANTIC INTO WEDNESDAY. PRECIPITATION IS

GAZ099>101-SCZ047>051-281730-

/O.CON.KCHS.IS.W.0001.140128T1700Z-140129T2200Z/

CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-INLAND JASPER-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-

CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...METTER...STATESBORO...SPRINGFIELD...

RIDGELAND...BEAUFORT...HILTON HEAD...EDISTO BEACH...CHARLESTON...

JASPER

424 AM EST TUE JAN 28 2014

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM

EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST

GEORGIA...INCLUDING THE CHARLESTON METRO AREA.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR FREEZING THIS AFTERNOON...THEN

INTO THE MID TO UPPER 20S TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATION WILL CREATE DANGEROUS

DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR MOTORISTS...INCLUDING FIRST RESPONDERS.

DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS LIKELY. WIDESPREAD POWER

OUTAGES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND ONE HALF OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING

RAIN AND SLEET BY THIS AFTERNOON AS MUCH COLDER AIR PUSHES

SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE REGION. PRECIPITATION SHOULD END AS A

PERIOD OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATION WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS TRAVEL

CONDITIONS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE OR WALK WHEN THIS STORM IS

UNDERWAY. ICE ACCUMULATION WILL DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES. IF

YOU ENCOUNTER DOWNED POWER LINES...DO NOT TOUCH THE LINES BECAUSE

YOU COULD BE ELECTROCUTED. REPORT DOWNED POWER LINES TO LAW

ENFORCEMENT OR THE POWER COMPANY.

&&

$$

GAZ087-088-SCZ040-042-281730-

/O.CON.KCHS.WS.W.0001.140128T1700Z-140129T2200Z/

JENKINS-SCREVEN-ALLENDALE-HAMPTON-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLEN...SYLVANIA...ALLENDALE...HAMPTON

424 AM EST TUE JAN 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM

EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF INLAND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND

SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO AROUND FREEZING THIS AFTERNOON...THEN

THE MID 20S TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 2 INCHES ALONG WITH

AROUND ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH OF ICE.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL

CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR MOTORISTS INCLUDING

FIRST RESPONDERS. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS LIKELY.

WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND

SLEET BY THIS AFTERNOON AS MUCH COLDER AIR SPREADS FROM NORTH TO

SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION. PRECIPITATION WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE

TO SNOW TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE ENDING AROUND

DAYBREAK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE WHEN THIS

STORM IS UNDERWAY. IF YOU MUST DRIVE...BRING WARM CLOTHES AND A

WINTER WEATHER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTSIDE...DRESS

WARMLY. EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN WALKING ON SIDEWALKS...DRIVEWAYS

AND PARKING LOTS. MANY INJURIES OCCUR DUE TO SLIPS AND FALLS ON

SNOW AND ICE.

&&

$$

SCZ043>045-281730-

/O.CON.KCHS.WS.W.0001.140128T1700Z-140129T2200Z/

INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALTERBORO...ST. GEORGE...SUMMERVILLE...

MONCKS CORNER

424 AM EST TUE JAN 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM

EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CHANGING TO ACCUMULATING

SNOW AND SLEET TONIGHT ESPECIALLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM

WALTERBORO... THROUGH RIDGEVILLE...TO MONCKS CORNER. SOUTH OF

THIS LINE... MAINLY AN ICE STORM...POSSIBLY ENDING AS A PERIOD

OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE TONIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR 30 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...THEN

INTO THE LOWER TO MID 20S TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 2 INCHES...ALONG WITH

AROUND ONE HALF INCH OF ICE.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL

CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR MOTORISTS INCLUDING

FIRST RESPONDERS. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS LIKELY.

WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND

SLEET ACROSS NORTHERN SECTIONS THIS MORNING AND ACROSS SOUTHERN

SECTIONS BETWEEN LATE MORNING AND MID-AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION

WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SNOW FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT INTO

EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE ENDING AROUND DAYBREAK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE WHEN THIS

STORM IS UNDERWAY. IF YOU MUST DRIVE...BRING WARM CLOTHES AND A

WINTER WEATHER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTSIDE...DRESS

WARMLY. EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN WALKING ON SIDEWALKS...DRIVEWAYS

AND PARKING LOTS. MANY INJURIES OCCUR DUE TO SLIPS AND FALLS ON

SNOW AND ICE.

&&

$$

SCZ052-281730-

/O.CON.KCHS.WS.W.0001.140128T1700Z-140129T2200Z/

TIDAL BERKELEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANIEL ISLAND...

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON

424 AM EST TUE JAN 28 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM

EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF INLAND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR FREEZING THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN

INTO THE MID 20S TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH ALONG WITH

AROUND ONE HALF INCH OF ICE.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT ICE...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL

CREATE DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR MOTORISTS INCLUDING

FIRST RESPONDERS. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS LIKELY.

WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND

SLEET BY THIS AFTERNOON AS MUCH COLDER AIR SPREADS SOUTH ACROSS

THE REGION. PRECIPITATION WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SNOW

TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE ENDING BY MID MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE WHEN THIS

STORM IS UNDERWAY. IF YOU MUST DRIVE...BRING WARM CLOTHES AND A

WINTER WEATHER SURVIVAL KIT. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTSIDE...DRESS

WARMLY. EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN WALKING ON SIDEWALKS...DRIVEWAYS

AND PARKING LOTS. MANY INJURIES OCCUR DUE TO SLIPS AND FALLS ON

SNOW AND ICE.

&&

$$

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Tue Jan 28 2014 4:25AM EST

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