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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...Accumulating snow showers through this evening followed by
bitterly cold wind chills overnight..

.A strong cold front will cross the region this morning. Increasing
northwest winds combined with moisture will result in upslope
snow showers through tonight. The strong winds and cold
temperatures late tonight will produce wind chills below zero at
times.

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Ashe-Watauga-
Including the cities of West Jefferson and Boone
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
  slippery road conditions, including during the late afternoon
  and evening commute. Total snow accumulations of up to two
  inches are expected, with isolated 3 inch amounts possible
  toward the Tennessee border. Expect wind chills to range from 5
  above zero to 10 below zero late tonight.

* WHERE...Ashe and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 7 AM EST
  Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight
  to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times in snow and blowing snow. The cold wind chills will cause
  frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

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Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Very cold wind chills
  expected. Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Tree
  branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
  inches are expected, with isolated 6 inch amounts possible.
  Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 15 below zero.

* WHERE...Western Greenbrier County.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 7 AM this morning
  to 7 AM EST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from
  midnight tonight to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
  skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts or wind
damage to the National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

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Mercer-Summers-
Including the cities of Bluefield, Hinton, and Hix
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Very cold wind chills
  expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including
  during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3
  inches are expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above
  zero to 5 below zero.

* WHERE...Mercer and Summers Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 7 AM this morning
  to 7 AM EST Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from
  midnight tonight to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
  skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts or wind
damage to the National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

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Alleghany NC-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-
Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Sparta, Tazewell, Marion, Bland,
Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd,
New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Union,
Lewisburg, and White Sulphur Springs
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
  skin. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 5 below
  zero.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Virginia,
  northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Northwest winds will also be gusting as
  high as 45 mph, especially this evening. Around an inch or less
  of snow will be possible with isolated 2 inch amounts along the
  ridges.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts or wind
damage to the National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

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Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
and Buena Vista
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
  skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 above zero to 0.

* WHERE...Roanoke, Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Northwest winds are going to gust at times
  as high as 45 to 50 mph, especially in the higher elevations.
  Snow showers may accumulate to an inch or less, especially this
  evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts or wind
damage to the National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$



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