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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
934 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SIGNIFICANT ROUNDS OF SNOWFALL MONDAY THROUGH MIDWEEK...

.A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION FROM THE WEST ON MONDAY.
MOISTURE AHEAD OF THE FRONT MAY PRODUCE A PERIOD OF LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER WESTERN SLOPES WHERE
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE. ARCTIC AIR WILL FOLLOW THE
FRONT THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. DEEP MOISTURE ALONG WITH
NORTHWEST FLOW SHOULD COMBINE WITH WEAK DISTURBANCES TO RESULT IN
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR
THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL HEAVIER SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS DURING THE WEEK.

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ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-GRAYSON-MERCER-SUMMERS-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...TAZEWELL...
MARION...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...
BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX
934 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 6 PM
EST MONDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN SLOPE COUNTIES FROM PARTS OF SOUTHEAST
  WEST VIRGINIA SOUTH ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA INCLUDING THE
  HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES MONDAY FOLLOWED BY ADDITIONAL
  HEAVIER ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
  HIGHER WESTERN SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW ARRIVING MONDAY MORNING WITH ADDED PERIODIC
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK MONDAY AND
  REMAIN HAZARDOUS WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL DURING THE WEEK.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 30S MONDAY AND TEENS TO 20S THE REST OF
  THE WEEK.

* WIND CHILLS...AS COLD AS 5 TO 20 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...
CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...UNION
934 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND JUST WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW SHOWERS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT PERSISTENT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
  ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHER WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

* WIND CHILLS...AS COLD AS 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

MBS



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