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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...RAIN TO SLEET TO SNOW WILL BRING SLICK TRAVEL OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION LATER TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.AN ARCTIC FRONT EXITS THE AREA BY THIS EVENING THEN COLDER AIR
WILL BE CHANGING ANY RAIN TO SLEET...THEN SNOW AS WE HEAD THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE WINTRY WEATHER WILL MAKE IT EAST
OF THE BLUE RIDGE AFTER DAWN...BUT MAY NOT REACH PORTIONS OF THE
PIEDMONT UNTIL AFTER MIDDAY. SOME PATCHY FREEZING RAIN WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE TRANSITION.

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AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...AMHERST
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...AMHERST COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 7
  INCHES...HIGHEST ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET BY DAWN...THEN TO MAINLY SNOW
  BY LUNCHTIME.

* IMPACTS...SLEET AND SNOW WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  ESPECIALLY THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING IN THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

VAZ047-050315-
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BUCKINGHAM-
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SLEET AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...BUCKINGHAM COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AROUND OR JUST AFTER DAWN
  THURSDAY...THEN TO SNOW AROUND MIDDAY TO EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL COVER THE ROADS LEADING TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AND SLEET AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

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ALLEGHANY VA-BOTETOURT-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...FINCASTLE...
BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX...UNION
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SLEET AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...EAST TO THE SOUTHERN
  SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AROUND MIDNIGHT IN SOUTHEAST
  WEST VIRGINIA...AND BY DAWN IN THE SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH
  VALLEY...THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW BETWEEN DAWN AND NOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE 20S THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

VAZ020-024-WVZ507-508-050315-
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BATH-ROCKBRIDGE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MOUNTAINS OF GREENBRIER COUNTY...EAST INTO THE
  ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS...AND THE SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7
  INCHES...LOCALLY HIGHER IN THE WESTERN SECTIONS OF GREENBRIER
  COUNTY...AND THE HIGHER RIDGES OF BATH COUNTY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...
  THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW AFTER SUNRISE THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL COVER THE ROADS LEADING TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE 20S THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF
AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AND SLEET AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

VAZ032-033-043>046-058-059-050315-
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PATRICK-FRANKLIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...MARTINSVILLE...
DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6
AM TO 10 PM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AFTER DAWN THURSDAY IN THE
  FOOTHILLS...AND AROUND NOON IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA...THEN TO
  MAINLY SNOW DURING THE COURSE OF THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV
OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>018-022-034-050315-
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ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-
PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...BEDFORD
202 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ROANOKE AND NEW RIVER VALLEY...SOUTHWEST TO THE
  NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...AND MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OF SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3
  INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NORTHWEST OF
  INTERSTATE 81. LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE IN ISOLATED
  AREAS.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW BETWEEN DAWN AND
  MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL LEAD TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$



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