Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
354 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTRY MIX INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN WEDGED SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES
OF THE APPALACHIANS TODAY HELPING TO MAINTAIN COLD AIR INTO THIS
AFTERNOON. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH MOISTURE
FLOWING NORTH FROM THE CAROLINAS TO RESULT IN A WINTRY MIXTURE OF
PRECIPITATION THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN ARE ALL POSSIBLE
AS THE MOISTURE INTERACTS WITH THE COLDER AIR OVER THE AREA.

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-011700-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0017.150301T0900Z-150302T0000Z/
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...
SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
354 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARD TYPES...MAINLY FREEZING RAIN WITH POCKETS OF SLEET EARLY
  THIS MORNING. A BRIEF PERIOD OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT THE ONSET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN ONE
  INCH. AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER TOTALS IN STRIPS. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OF ICING WILL
  OCCUR FROM THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE INTO THE
  PIEDMONT SECTIONS IN VIRGINIA.

* TIMING...EARLY THIS MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR TRAVEL.
  TREES AND POWERLINES WILL ALSO GET COATED WITH ICE WHICH COULD
  LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...EAST LESS THAN 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30. TEMPERATURES WILL
  SLOWLY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER AND MID 30S THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150301T2200Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY
354 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...TAZEWELL...SMYTH AND GRAYSON COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA
  SOUTH THROUGH THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS OF VIRGINIA.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN AN
  INCH. UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH 5 PM TODAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. UNTREATED ROADS WILL
  BECOME ICY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S...CLIMBING INTO
  THE MID TO UPPER 30S THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS 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.

&&

$$

VAZ010>014-016>020-WVZ042>044-507-508-011700-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0017.150301T0900Z-150302T0000Z/
BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...
RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...
CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...
HIX...UNION
354 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...GREENBRIER VALLEY...ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS AND NEW
  RIVER VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING
  RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION LESS THAN ONE INCH
  EXCEPT 1 TO 2 INCHES ACROSS THE GREENBRIER VALLEY AND VIRGINIA
  HIGHLANDS. A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION.

* TIMING...EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE
  WILL ALSO COAT ELEVATED OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES...POWERLINES...
  AND VEHICLES.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S...THEN CLIMBING INTO THE 30S THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS 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.

&&

$$



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