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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...RAIN TO SLEET TO SNOW WILL BRING SLICK TRAVEL OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION VERY LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT ALONG THE APPALACHIANS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT. COLDER AIR WORKING IN
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BE CHANGING ANY RAIN TO SLEET ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...THEN SNOW AS WE HEAD THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. THE WINTRY WEATHER WILL MAKE IT EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
AFTER DAWN...BUT MAY NOT REACH PORTIONS OF THE PIEDMONT UNTIL
AFTERNOON. SOME PATCHY FREEZING RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
MOUNTAINS DURING THE TRANSITION.


VAZ019-020-023-024-WVZ042>044-507-508-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.150305T0500Z-150306T0000Z/
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...BLUEFIELD...
HINTON...HIX...UNION
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...EAST TO THE SOUTHERN
  SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT IN
  SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...AND BY DAWN IN THE SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH
  VALLEY... THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW BETWEEN DAWN AND NOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE 20S THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET 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 SNOW...SLEET OR ICE 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.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

VAZ035-047-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.150305T0800Z-150306T0000Z/
AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...AMHERST
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...AMHERST COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 7 INCHES...
   HIGHEST ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET BY DAWN...THEN TO MAINLY
  SNOW BY LUNCHTIME.

* IMPACTS...SLEET AND SNOW WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  ESPECIALLY THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING IN THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET 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 SNOW...SLEET OR ICE 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.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>018-022-034-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.150305T0500Z-150306T0000Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-
PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...BEDFORD
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ROANOKE AND NEW RIVER VALLEY...SOUTHWEST TO THE
  NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...AND MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OF SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 81. LESS
  THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE IN ISOLATED AREAS.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BEFORE
  DAYBREAK THURSDAY...THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW BETWEEN DAWN AND
  MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL LEAD TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY.

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.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE 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.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

VAZ032-033-043>046-058-059-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.150305T1100Z-150306T0300Z/
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...MARTINSVILLE...
DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AFTER DAWN THURSDAY IN THE
  FOOTHILLS...AND AROUND NOON IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA...THEN TO
  MAINLY SNOW DURING THE COURSE OF THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S
  THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE 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.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$


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