Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
442 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SNOW 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 AFTERNOON. THE COLD
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
WITH A 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 TONIGHT THOROUGH SUNDAY.

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WESTERN GREENBRIER-
442 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.
THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TODAY TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY.

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

* WIND CHILL READINGS...25 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND 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...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

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...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN 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
442 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.
THIS WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS 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...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND 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 MPH...
  STARTING TO SUBSIDE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN 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
442 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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 OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
  STARTING TO SUBSIDE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

MBS


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