Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
334 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...A HAZARDOUS EVENING COMMUTE POSSIBLE WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...

.SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES OF
THE APPALACHIANS...THEN SPREAD EASTWARD UP TO THE BLUE RIDGE THIS
EVENING AS A SURGE OF COLD AIR MOVES IN BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
WHILE ONLY MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...WET ROADS MAY
EXPERIENCE A FLASH FREEZE AS THE COLD AIR MOVES IN AND
TEMPERATURES DROP RAPIDLY...CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
FOR THE EVENING COMMUTE.

DURING THE OVERNIGHT...A SECOND SURGE OF MOISTURE WILL ARRIVE
ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS WHICH WILL PRIMARILY
IMPACT THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTH CAROLINA...TO NEAR MOUNT ROGERS
IN VIRGINIA. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR MOUNT ROGERS
IN VIRGINIA...AND FOR ASHE AND WATAUGA COUNTIES IN NORTH
CAROLINA.

NCZ001-018-VAZ015-270445-
/O.EXB.KRNK.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150127T1700Z/
ASHE-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...INDEPENDENCE...
WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY
334 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM MOUNT ROGERS IN VIRGINIA INTO
  THE NORTH CAROLINA HIGH COUNTRY.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH NOON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS BECOMING SLICK AND SNOW COVERED... ESPECIALLY
  THOSE THAT ARE UNTREATED.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER TEENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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VAZ019-020-WVZ507-508-270300-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150127T0300Z/
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS
334 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM GREENBRIER COUNTY EAST
  ACROSS THE VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS INTO PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN
  SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN NORTHWEST GREENBRIER COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 10 PM EST THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS BECOMING SLICK AND SNOW COVERED... ESPECIALLY
  BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF
SNOW...WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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