Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1035 PM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

NCZ001>003-018>020-VAZ012>017-022-032-033-221400-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Yadkin-Wythe-Pulaski-
Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-Patrick-Franklin-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, Roanoke, Salem, Stuart, and Rocky Mount
1035 PM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

...Patchy Dense Fog to Hamper Travel Overnight...

Fog is developing once again across the region as a result of
moist ground, light or calm winds, and a wave of rainfall that
moved through the area during the evening. Visibilities are
dropping below 1 mile along the Interstate 77 corridor as well as
parts of the Interstate 81 corridor and adjacent areas.
Visibilities of 1/2 mile or less have been noted along the higher
terrain in these same areas. Conditions are likely to worsen as
the night progresses.

If you are traveling about tonight, especially along Interstate
77 or Interstate 81, be prepared for areas of severely reduced
visibilities. Reduce speed, use low beam headlights, and allow
for extra distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.

If conditions continue to worse, a dense fog advisory may be
required.

$$

RAB



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