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The 26-27 February 2004 Winter Storm

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Greer, SC

Snow accumulation for the 26-27 February 2004 Winter Storm
Total snow accumulation for the 26-27 February 2004 Winter Storm.  Click 
on image to enlarge.
Click here to view a loop of reflectivity from the KGSP radar.
GOES-12 visible satellite imagery at 1745 UTC 28 February 2004
The satellite image above was taken at 1745 UTC on 28 February 2004 after
clouds cleared out.  Unfortunately, by the time the sky was cloud free,
significant melting took place.  This image does not show the snow depth 
depicted on the map above due to the melting, but shows where the greatest 
snowfall occurred.  Click on image to enlarge.
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...RESENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
549 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2004


THE FOLLOWING ARE PRELIMINARY UNOFFICIAL SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM 
COUNTIES AROUND THE AREA.  THANKS GO TO COUNTY COMMUNICATION 
CENTERS...COOP OBSERVERS AND SPOTTERS. 


...NORTH CAROLINA...
                             
MOUNTAINS

AVERY.......10 TO 15 INCHES AROUND COUNTY.

BUNCOMBE....2.5 TO 3 INCHES EARLIER. HIGHEST IN EAST PORTION OF 
     COUNTY. 5 INCHES IN BLACK MOUNTAIN EARLIER. NO NEW SNOW TODAY.  

GRAHAM......2 INCH ACCUMULATED EARLIER.

HAYWOOD.....4 TO 6 INCHES IN SOME OF THE OUTLYING AREAS. 2 INCHES IN 
    WAYNESVILLE.  EARLIER REPORT OF 5.5 INCHES ALONG HIGHWAY 209 NEAR 
    THE MADISON LINE.

HENDERSON...4 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS THE COUNTY EARLIER. NO NEW SNOW 
    TODAY.

JACKSON.....3 INCHES AROUND SYLVA YESTERDAY.WITH 3 INCHES AROUND 
    CASHIERS.

MACON.......2 TO 2.5 INCHES EARLIER IN FRANKLIN.

MADISON.....3 INCHES ACROSS MUCH OF COUNTY EARLIER. MOSTLY MELTED 
    AROUND MARSHALL.

MITCHELL....8 TO 10 INCHES NEAR LITTLE SWITZERLAND AND SPRUCE PINE. 
    NO NEW SNOW TODAY.

SWAIN.......2 TO 3 INCHES SNOW REPORTED EARLIER AROUND BRYSON CITY WITH 
    4 TO 5 INCHES IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SNOW MELTED IN BRYSON CITY. 

TRANSYLVANIA...4 TO 5 INCHES EARLIER IN BREVARD.

YANCEY......3 INCHES IN BURNSVILLE EARLIER. NO NEW SNOW TODAY.


FOOTHILLS
  

ALEXANDER...7-8 INCHES IN TAYLORSVILLE EARLIER. NOT MUCH MORE 
    OVERNIGHT.

BURKE.......12 TO 18 INCHES AT JONAS RIDGE. 10 INCHES IN ICARD. 5 INCHES 
    EARLIER IN MORGANTON. 12 INCHES EARLIER IN PLEASANT GROVE. 

CALDWELL....8 TO 10 INCHES FELL YESTERDAY AND LAST NIGHT ACROSS 
    COUNTY.

CATAWBA.....5 TO 7 INCHES IN NEWTON EARLIER. 9.5 INCHES WITH TREES AND 
    POWER LINES DOWN REPORTED EARLIER IN THE CENTER OF THE COUNTY.

MCDOWELL...5.5 TO 7.5 INCHES ACROSS COUNTY.

POLK........8.5 INCHES 2 MILES WEST OF MILL SPRING. 4 TO 6 INCHES 
    SOUTHERN PORTION. 12 INCHES NEAR MILL SPRING. 6 INCHES IN SALUDA. 7 
    INCHES IN SUNNYVIEW.

RUTHERFORD...9 INCHES LARGEST KNOWN ACCUMULATION. 5 TO 6 INCHES IN 
    RUTHERFORDTON EARLIER. 



PIEDMONT

  

CABARRUS......13 INCHES IN KANNAPOLIS. 

CLEVELAND.....6 TO 8 AROUND COUNTY EARLIER. NO NEW ACCUMULATION 
    OVERNIGHT. 4 TO 6 FOOT DRIFTS NEAR CASAR. 

DAVIE.........12 TO 14 INCHES ACROSS COUNTY.  

GASTON........12 INCHES REPORTED IN GASTONIA EARLIER. 10 INCHES NEAR 
    BELMONT. 7 TO 8 INCHES NEAR GASTONIA AIRPORT.

IREDELL.......8.5 INCHES EARLIER IN MOORESVILLE. 

LINCOLN.......7 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS COUNTY EARLIER. 

MECKLENBURG...14 TO 17 INCHES REPORTED EARLIER IN THE SOUTHERN PART 
OF THE COUNTY...PARTICULARLY THE SOUTH PARK AREA. 12 INCHES NEAR UNC 
CHARLOTTE. 12 INCHES IN EASTERN CHARLOTTE.

ROWAN.........12 INCHES NEAR FAITH. 10 INCHES NEAR GRANITE QUARRY. 

UNION.........16 INCHES IN WEDDINGTON. 12 INCHES INDIAN TRAIL. 10 INCHES 
    IN MONROE.


...SOUTH CAROLINA...
                             

NORTHERN PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS
  

ANDERSON......3 TO 4 INCHES ESTIMATED EARLIER. A FEW TREES BLOWN DOWN 
    EARLIER BY THE WIND.  

CHEROKEE......8 TO 10 INCHES IN GAFFNEY. 
 
GREENVILLE....5.5 INCHES EARLIER 5 MILES EAST OF SIMPSONVILLE.  

OCONEE........ABOUT 1 INCH ACCUMULATION EARLIER.

PICKENS.......MAYBE 1/4 TO 1/2 INCH OF SNOW EARLIER.

SPARTANBURG...8.1 INCHES AT GSP AIRPORT. 10 INCHES IN WOODRUFF. 

UNION.........12 INCHES. 


EASTERN PIEDMONT
  

YORK..........18 INCHES OF SNOW IN ROCK HILL. 24 TO 28 INCH DRIFTS.  

CHESTER.......8 TO 10 INCHES IN NORTHEAST CHESTER EARLIER. 6 TO 7 INCHES 
    NEAR CHESTER.


LOWER PIEDMONT
  

ABBEVILLE....1 TO 2 INCHES EARLIER. UP TO AN INCH OF SLEET ON TOP OF 
    THE SNOW EARLIER. 

GREENWOOD....1.5 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW EARLIER. 

LAURENS......7 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE GROUND AROUND COUNTY.  


...GEORGIA...
                                 

MOUNTAINS
  

HABERSHAM...ABOUT 1 INCH EARLIER. 

RABUN.......2 INCHES REPORTED EARLIER. 


PIEDMONT
  

ELBERT......3 INCHES AROUND COUNTY EARLIER. 

FRANKLIN....ABOUT 3 INCHES ON THE GROUND EARLIER IN LAVONIA. 

HART........2 INCHES ON THE GROUND EARLIER.  

STEPHENS....5 TO 6 INCHES S PART OF COUNTY EARLIER. 

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