Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
634 AM EDT SAT SEP 27 2014

VAZ010>014-271300-
BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...
RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG
634 AM EDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...PATCHY DENSE FOG TO HAMPER EARLY MORNING TRAVEL...

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES EARLIER IN THE EVENING COMBINED WITH NEAR CALM
WINDS AND ABUNDANT LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE TO RESULT IN DEVELOPMENT OF
PATCHY DENSE FOG OVERNIGHT THROUGH PARTS OF THE NEW RIVER VALLEY
AND THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. VISIBILITIES
WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE ACROSS THE REGION DEPENDING ON ELEVATION
AND PROXIMITY TO RIVERS AND BODIES OF WATER. YOU CAN EXPECT SOME
LOCATIONS WITH VISIBLITY NEAR ZERO MILES WHILE OTHERS WILL HAVE
VISIBILITIES GREATER THAN 6 MILES. THESE CONDITIONS CAN CHANGE
RAPIDLY ACROSS SMALL DISTANCES.

IF PLANNING TO TRAVEL THROUGH 9 AM THIS MORNING...BE ALERT FOR
AREAS OF FOG AND RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITY. THIS WILL BE
ESPECIALLY PROBLEMATIC ALONG THE I-81 CORRIDOR FROM THE
CHRTIANSBURG AREA SOUTHWEST TOWARD MARION.

THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO BURN OFF FAIRLY QUICKLY AFTER 9 AM
RESULTING IN PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
DAY.

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RAB



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