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Radar valid at 1100 pm EST, Jan 12th 2018

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GAZ010-017-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505>507-509-
SCZ001>003-130400-
Rabun-Habersham-Avery-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-
Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-
Transylvania-Henderson-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-
McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Polk Mountains-Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-
Greenville Mountains-
Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City,
Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Ingalls,
Banner Elk, Newland, Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Swiss, Burnsville, Celo,
Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Mount Mitchell State Park,
Spruce Pine, Poplar, Newfound Gap, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City,
Luada, Smokemont, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Lake Junaluska, Asheville, Robbinsville, Stecoah,
Cullowhee, Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle,
Nantahala Lake, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard,
Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana,
East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Patterson, Jonas Ridge, Ashford,
Sugar Hill, Woodlawn, Old Fort, Marion, Nebo, Dysartsville, Fero,
Glenwood, Lake Lure, Saluda, Mountain Rest, Walhalla,
Westminster, Pumpkintown, Tigerville, Gowensville, Caesars Head,
Cleveland, and Marietta
337 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SLICK ROADS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

Temperatures in the mountains and foothills of the western
Carolinas and northeast Georgia will turn sharply colder tonight
following a cold front. Roads in these areas will initially be
wet due to recent rainfall. Icy patches may develop wherever the
roads remain wet following the onset of freezing temperatures.
This is particularly likely on bridges and other elevated
surfaces. Drivers are urged to exercise extreme caution late
tonight and Saturday morning. Ice is difficult to identify on
roadways at night.

Also, a light wintry mix of snow and/or freezing rain may develop
overnight in the higher terrain, particularly areas near the
Tennessee border. Less than an inch of snow and only a trace of
ice are expected. These accumulations could be enough to cause
slippery roads even in areas where the roads are not initially
wet. This should give drivers still more reason to drive with
extra caution.

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