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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
535 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SUBFREEZING AIR WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK. MOISTURE COMBINED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS. IN ADDITION...WIND
CHILLS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL DROP BELOW ZERO. SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

WVZ042-043-092100-
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MERCER-SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX
535 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY
ALONG WESTERN SLOPES...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...

* LOCATIONS...SUMMERS AND MERCER COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON THE WESTERN
  SLOPES. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS ALSO LIKELY WEDNESDAY
  AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* TEMPERATURES...REMAINING BELOW FREEZING FOR THE REST OF THE
  WEEK.

* WIND CHILLS...5 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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 WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT
PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES
CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG
FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

&&

$$

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WESTERN GREENBRIER-
535 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ON TOP OF WHAT HAS ALREADY FALLEN...AN
  ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES WILL OCCUR TODAY AND TONIGHT.
  ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS ALSO LIKELY WEDNESDAY AND
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS. HIGHS IN
  THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

* WIND CHILLS...5 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT
PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES
CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG
FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

&&

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ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-GRAYSON-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...TAZEWELL...
MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...
WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...UNION
535 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...NORTH INTO THE
  MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND INTO THE GREENBRIER
  VALLEY AND ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES
  ON TOP OF WHAT HAS ALREADY FALLEN. HIGHER MOUNTAIN RIDGES WILL
  RECEIVE THE MOST SNOW.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.
  VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS
  OR BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...REMAINING BELOW FREEZING FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
  WEEK.

* WIND CHILLS...5 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT
PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES
CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG
FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

&&

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