Winter Advisory

Please be aware that Public Works will be providing snow removal on tuesday/wednesday. Please be sure to remove vehicles from the roads to ensure quicker and more effective plowing. Stay safe and warm!

Please share the following Winter Advisory Statement

Weather Channel Advisory Statement

. WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS… 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* TIMING… SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA TOWARD LATE TUESDAY MORNING AND THE MIDDAY HOURS, THEN CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF TUESDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING, WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF AROUND AN INCH PER HOUR.

* IMPACTS… TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITY. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL DEVELOP ESPECIALLY LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT AS WINDS INCREASE, RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. THE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING RUSH HOUR WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED.

* WINDS… NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON, BECOMING NORTH AND NORTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES… MAINLY IN THE 20S TUESDAY, THEN FALLING THROUGH THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILLS… MAINLY AROUND 10 DEGREES TUESDAY, THEN DROPPING TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT. THESE VALUES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL GREATLY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BLOWING BACK ONTO PREVIOUSLY PLOWED ROADWAYS. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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