WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED

 

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Columbia SC
238 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.A strong upper trough and associated arctic cold front will
approach and cross the region Wednesday. Increasing moisture along
the front will interact with cooling temperatures and result in a
period of rain and mixed precipitation overnight, with a
transition over to all snow during the morning hours Wednesday.

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Lancaster-Chesterfield-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
and Pageland
238 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Total snow
  accumulations of up to two inches are expected.

* WHERE...Lancaster and Chesterfield Counties.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 5 PM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for snow accumulating on
  roadways, especially bridges and overpasses, which could create
  hazardous travel conditions. Any lingering snow or wet roads
  could refreeze by late afternoon into evening as temperatures
  quickly fall back below freezing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
240 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

SCZ015-016-171945-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-
240 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required on Wednesday.

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