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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1005 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 east of the the region this
afternoon. 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-Mercer-Summers-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Bluefield, Hinton,
Hix, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
1005 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS 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, through 7 AM EST
  Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight to
  9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 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.

$$

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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
1005 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS 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.

$$

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Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
and Buena Vista
1005 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS 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.

$$


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