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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS WITH STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW WIND CHILLS TO
AFFECT THE REGION...

.MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE ON STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND A
COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE REGION THIS EVENING. THE COLD
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
WITH ANOTHER COUPLE OF INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE FAR
WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS THROUGH TONIGHT. AS THE VERY
COLD AIR COMBINES WITH THE WIND...DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL
VALUES WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE OVERNIGHT
INTO SUNDAY.

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WESTERN GREENBRIER-
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...
  AND DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT. DANGEROUS
  WIND CHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CREATING SLICK ROADS AND AREAS
  OF REDUCED VISIBILITY. DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES MAY
  QUICKLY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...
  STARTING TO SUBSIDE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...5 ABOVE TO 5 BELOW ZERO.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 4 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS
ARE NOT TAKEN.

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.

&&

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ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-GRAYSON-MERCER-SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...TAZEWELL...
MARION...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...
BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES FROM SOUTHEAST WEST
  VIRGINIA AND THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OF VIRGINIA...TO THE GRAYSON
  HIGHLANDS OF VIRGINIA AND THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...
  AND VERY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT. VERY LOW WIND
  CHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CREATING SLICK ROADS AND AREAS
  OF REDUCED VISIBILITY. VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES MAY LEAD TO
  HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 OR 55
  MPH...LOCALLY HIGHER ALONG THE HIGHEST RIDGES ACROSS THE NORTH
  CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* TEMPERATURES...TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

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 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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ALLEGHANY NC-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-
CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-
FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA...BLAND...PEARISBURG...
WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...
NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...
SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...
ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST...UNION
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...AREAS OF VIRGINIA...WEST VIRGINIA...AND NORTH
  CAROLINA FROM THE BLUE RIDGE WESTWARD.

* HAZARD TYPES...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND VERY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES MAY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA
  AND FROSTBITE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 OR 55 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS.

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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