Snow in South Carolina – In early April

Any heavier snow showers may briefly limit visibility. National Weather Service warns.”

“Sure hasn’t warmed up here in the last 70 years!” says resident.

Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC – Tue Apr 2 2019

SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING ALONG AND NEAR THE I-77 CORRIDOR IN THE CAROLINA PIEDMONT THIS MORNING… will transition more to snow showers as precipitation rates increase… increased snow shower rates could permit some accumulations to begin to develop on grassy and elevated surfaces.
In addition, any heavier snow showers may briefly limit visibility. Use caution if traveling this morning.

Any snow accumulations this morning will melt quickly this afternoon as the sun comes out and temperature warm through the 40s and reach the lower 50s in some areas.

Areas to be affected include Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union-York-Chester-Including the cities of Charlotte, Huntersville, Matthews, Concord, Kannapolis, Monroe, Trinity, Indian Trail, Weddington, Catawba, Rock Hill, Union, Monarch Mills, Blackstock, Chester, Cornwell, and Great Falls

Map of Forecast Area

The highlighted area is the Special Weather Statement concerning the snow, near Charlotte.

https://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=gsp&wwa=special%20weather%20statement

Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

“Sure hasn’t warmed up here in the last 70 years!” says Kenneth.


6 thoughts on “Snow in South Carolina – In early April”

  1. so is my fire extinguisher at fault now for this???????

    Roll over the floor and laugh my ass off!

  2. IT is currently snowing here in Hereford, Herefordshire, UK. Not settling, yet. But precipitation expected here for the rest of the day!

    Global warming – bah humbug.

  3. Pictures: Snow in Saudi mountains, thunderstorms forecast in parts of the country. Thursday 04 April 2019
    The Al Luz mountains in Tabuk witnessed heavy spring snowfall earlier this week. Parts of Saudi Arabia witnessed snowfall this week, with residents continuing to flock to the mountainous regions to experience it.
    Pictures published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) show the mountains dotted with snow after the Al Luz mountains in Tabuk witnessed heavy spring snowfall on Sunday.
    Videos and pictures posted on social media in the last few days by residents showed heavy snowfall in the region.
    Meanwhile the kingdom’s General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection (MEPA) forecast thunderstorms in several parts of the country on Thursday including Najran, Jazan, Asir, Baha, Taif, Riyadh, Sharqiyah, Tabuk and Jouf.
    https://gulfbusiness.com/pictures-snow-saudi-mountains-thunderstorms-forecast-parts-kingdom/
    https://i1.wp.com/gulfbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/D3OxgQ6WsAEEyMu-e1554355489672.jpg?w=800&ssl=1
    https://twitter.com/spagov/status/1113428860866125824/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1113428860866125824&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fgulfbusiness.com%2Fpictures-snow-saudi-mountains-thunderstorms-forecast-parts-kingdom%2F
    https://twitter.com/i/status/1112631569699799040
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3DagIAWkAAemB9.jpg

  4. Spring snowfall in Saudi Arabia delights residents. Jabal Al-Lawz, near the Jordanian border, was covered in snow
    The snowfall arrived on Sunday evening and continued into the night
    RIYADH: Spring snowfall has swept in to the mountains of north-west Saudi Arabian, turning the area white and delighting residents.
    Clouds began to form early Sunday over Jabal Al-Lawz in Tabuk Province and by sunset, snow, covered all the area turning the ground into a white blanket.
    http://www.arabnews.com/node/1476031/saudi-arabia
    http://www.arabnews.com/sites/default/files/styles/n_670_395/public/2019/04/01/1516966-1471870779.jpg?itok=w3swNvw7
    http://www.arabnews.com/sites/default/files/styles/n_670_395/public/2019/04/01/1516971-762751128.jpg?itok=bemk2YEZ
    http://www.arabnews.com/sites/default/files/styles/n_670_395/public/2019/04/01/1516976-423221028.jpg?itok=DDmD5A26

  5. Aljazeera TV-captions today report late winter snow in parts of the USA and early spring snow in the UK.

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