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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
556 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...LOW WIND CHILLS EARLY THIS MORNING...

.NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE TO PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILLS IN
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG
THE RIDGE TOPS WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH. THIS WILL
RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO EARLY THIS MORNING.

VAZ020-WVZ507-508-311400-
/O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T1400Z/
BATH-EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...HOT SPRINGS
556 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF GREENBRIER COUNTY...AND
  INTO THE VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS OF BATH COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...LOW WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING...THROUGH 9AM THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGER OF FROST BITE TO UNPROTECTED SKIN ALONG WITH
  POTENTIAL FOR HYPOTHERMIA.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS.

* WIND CHILL...5 BELOW TO 1O BELOW ZERO.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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