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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1114 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.VERY COLD 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 WILL DROP WELL BELOW ZERO...ESPECIALLY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
OF SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

NCZ001-018-VAZ007-009>012-015-019-020-WVZ044-507-101215-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
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
1114 PM 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 2 TO 4
  INCHES... MAINLY ON WESTERN SLOPES.

* 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.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH BY WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS TONIGHT 10 TO 20. HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY IN
  THE UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

* WIND CHILLS...5 BELOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE LATE TONIGHT...EXCEPT
  COLDER IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. 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.

IF YOU HAVE TO VENTURE OUTSIDE MAKE SURE YOU WEAR LAYERS OF LOOSE
FITTING, LIGHTWEIGHT CLOTHING...A HAT AND GLOVES. MAKE SURE YOUR
PETS ARE KEPT WARM AS WELL.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
541 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NCZ001-018-VAZ007-009>012-015-019-020-WVZ044-507-101045-
ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-GRAYSON-ALLEGHANY VA-
BATH-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
541 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST
WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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