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Storm Total Snow Map, 18-21 December 2009
NOUS42 KGSP 201439
PNSGSP
GAZ010-017-018-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-068>072-
501>510-SCZ001>008-200600-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
525 PM EST SAT DEC 19 2009

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE FOLLOWING ARE SNOW AND ICE AMOUNTS FROM THE SECTIONS OF THE
WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA THAT WERE AFFECTED BY THE
WINTER STORM OF THIS PAST FRIDAY. MANY FOOTHILL AND MOUNTAIN
LOCATIONS STARTED THE EVENT WITH A WINTRY MIX...WHICH THEN
TRANSITIONED INTO HEAVY SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. ACROSS THE SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS AND WESTERN PIEDMONT...MOST OF
THE PRECIPITATION FELL AS A RAIN AND SLEET MIX. THE RAIN TURNED TO
FREEZING RAIN FOR SEVERAL HOURS IN THE EVENING BEFORE THE
PRECIPITATION CAME TO AN END.

MANY OF THESE REPORTS REPRESENT SNOW AND SLEET DEPTHS AS OF 7 AM
THIS MORNING. IN SOME CASES THESE AMOUNTS WILL BE LOWER THAN THE
MAXIMUM SNOW DEPTH FOR THE EVENT.

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************
LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT

NORTH CAROLINA

...ALEXANDER COUNTY...
   TAYLORSVILLE           7.0   700 AM 12/19   7.0 STILL ON THE GROUND
   6 N TAYLORSVILLE       9.0   420 AM 12/19   6 MI NORTH EOC
   MILLERSVILLE           6.0   425 AM 12/19

...AVERY COUNTY...
   BEECH MOUNTAIN        17.0   800 AM 12/21   CO-OP OBSERVER
   FLAT SPRINGS          14.6   740 AM 12/20   CO-OP OBSERVER
   BANNER ELK            14.0   800 AM 12/21   CO-OP OBSERVER

...BUNCOMBE COUNTY...
   WEST ASHEVILLE        18.5   815 AM 12/20   SPOTTER REPORT
   1 W CANDLER           14.0                  CO-OP OBSERVER
   LEICESTER             14.0                  POP REPORT
   WOODFIN               12.3   700 AM 12/19   COCORAHS
   BLACK MOUNTAIN        11.0

...BURKE COUNTY...
   JONAS RIDGE           18.0   100 PM 12/20   
   LINVILLE FALLS        11.0   820 PM 12/18   0.5 SW
   MORGANTON             11.0   900 PM 12/18   COUNTY EOC
   8 SW MORGANTON         9.5                  SPOTTER
   7 SW MORGANTON         8.0                  CO-OP OBSERVER

...CALDWELL COUNTY...
   PATTERSON              9.5                  CO-OP OBSERVER
   LENOIR                 9.0                  CO-OP OBSERVER

...CATAWBA COUNTY...
   HICKORY                5.0                  POP REPORT
   NEWTON                 5.0   425 AM 12/19   COUNTY OFFICIAL

...CLEVELAND COUNTY...
   CASAR                  5.0                  CO-OP OBSERVER
   3 SE POLKVILLE         3.2                  SPOTTER
   SHELBY                 2.0   400 AM 12/19   ALMOST ALL SLEET
   EARL                   2.0   834 PM 12/18   ALL SLEET
   KINGS MOUNTAIN         0.5                  MIX OF SNOW/SLEET/
                                               FREEZING RAIN

...DAVIE COUNTY...
   SHEFFIELD              6.5   905 PM 12/18   SPOTTER
   MOCKSVILLE             6.0   435 AM 12/19   COUNTY OFFICIAL
   COOLEEMEE              4.2                  UNOFFICIAL COOP

...GASTON COUNTY...
ESTIMATED 1 TO 2 INCHES MAINLY IN NORTHERN PART OF COUNTY.

...GRAHAM COUNTY...
   12 W ROBBINSVILLE     24.0   950 PM 12/18  CHEROHALA SKYWAY
   ROBBINSVILLE           6.5   950 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   STECOAH                5.0                 FIRE DEPT
   1.5 NW ROBBINSVILLE    1.0                 COCORAHS

...HAYWOOD COUNTY...
   CLYDE                 12.0   826 PM 12/18  POP
   CATALOOCHEE RESORT    18.0                 SKI OPERATOR
   4 NE WAYNESVILLE      13.2   530 PM 12/18  

...HENDERSON COUNTY...
   4 SW MILLS RIVER      13.5                 11 INCHES STILL ON THE
                                              GROUND. FORMER NWS EMPLOYEE.
   FLETCHER              12.0   715 PM 12/18  1.2 SW
   EAST FLAT ROCK        10.3   700 AM 12/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   FLETCHER              10.1   700 AM 12/19  ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT

...IREDELL COUNTY...
   UNION GROVE            8.0                 IN RURAL AREAS
   STATESVILLE            5.0   854 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   MOORESVILLE            4.0                 FILTER PLANT

...JACKSON COUNTY...
   BALSAM                16.0                 BALSAM INN
   3 SW LAKE THORPE       7.0                 SPOTTER

...LINCOLN COUNTY...
   VALE                   4.5                 CO-OP OBSERVER
   LINCOLNTON             3.0   851 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   LINCOLNTON             2.5                 CO-OP OBSERVER

...MACON COUNTY...
   8 N FRANKLIN           7.0  1215 PM 12/20  JUST W HWY 28
   10 N FRANKLIN          4.0                 SPOTTER
   7.5 SW FRANKLIN        4.0                 COCORAHS
   4.9 S FRANKLIN         3.0                 COCORAHS
   7.3 E FRANKLIN         3.0                 COCORAHS
   FRANKLIN               2.0                 COUNTY OFFICIAL
   EAST FRANKLIN          3.0   953 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC

...MADISON COUNTY...
   FAUST                 18.0                 12-18 INCHES ACROSS FIRE
                                              DISTRICT
   MARS HILL             13.5  1007 AM 12/20
   7 N MARSHALL          12.0   600 PM 12/18  
   SPRING CREEK          12.0                 FIRE DEPT
   HOT SPRINGS            3.5  1110 AM 12/21  FELL FRIDAY

...MCDOWELL COUNTY...
   LITTLE SWITZERLAND    22.0                 PUBLIC
   LINVILLE FALLS        16.0                 SPOTTER
   EAST MARION           15.0   933 PM 12/18
   WOODLAWN              13.0   800 PM 12/18
   MARION                10.5                 NWS VOLUNTEER
   3 W OLD FORT          10.2                 CO-OP OBSERVER

...MITCHELL COUNTY...
   SPRUCE PINE           13.3                 PUBLIC
   BAKERSVILLE           14.0                 12-14 FIRE DEPT

...POLK COUNTY...
   COLUMBUS               7.0   931 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   1.9 E COLUMBUS         6.5                 4.5 STILL ON GROUND
                                              COCORAHS REPORT
   4 E COLUMBUS           6.0                 NWS EMPLOYEE
   TRYON                  4.0   800 AM 12/19  COCORAHS
   TRYON                  3.0                 CO-OP OBSERVER

...ROWAN COUNTY...
   2 SW WOODLEAF          4.0                 SPOTTER
   SALISBURY              2.5                 FIRE DEPT

...RUTHERFORD COUNTY...
   LAKE LURE             10.0   902 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   LAKE LURE              8.5                 CO-OP OBSERVER
   RUTHERFORDTON          8.5   907 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC
   RUTHERFORDTON          6.0   700 AM 12/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CLIFFSIDE              5.0   902 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC

...SWAIN COUNTY...
   18 SW BRYSON CITY      4.0   952 PM 12/18  
   BRYSON CITY            3.0                 3-5 IN HILLS
   WHITTIER               2.5   952 PM 12/18  COUNTY EOC

...TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY...
   BREVARD               11.0                 CO-OP OBSERVER
   ROSMAN                 8.0   800 AM 12/19  CO-OP OBSERVER
   3 NE PISGAH FOREST     6.0                 CO-OP OBSERVER
   LAKE TOXAWAY 2 SW      3.0                 CO-OP OBSERVER

...YANCEY COUNTY...
   BURNSVILLE            24.0                 ESTIMATED BY SPOTTER.
   MOUNT MITCHELL        24.0   800 AM 12/19  STATE PARK
   13 W BURNSVILLE       12.0                 SPOTTER

SOUTH CAROLINA

...GREENVILLE COUNTY...
   CAESARS HEAD ST PARK   6.0   100 PM 12/20
   GOWENSVILLE            2.0   150 PM 12/20   5 W CLIFFS COMMUNITY
   GREENVILLE             1.0                  MOSTLY SLEET
   FIVE FORKS             0.8                  SLEET
   HUNTS BRIDGE             T                  SNOW AND SLEET.

...PICKENS COUNTY...
   TABLE ROCK             0.1

...SPARTANBURG COUNTY...
   LANDRUM                6.0   155 PM 12/20
   INMAN                  1.0   720 PM 12/18

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