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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
712 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

VAZ007-009>014-018>020-WVZ042>044-507-508-301445-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CRAIG-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...
PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...
NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...
BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...UNION...LEWISBURG...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...ALDERSON...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
712 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS COUPLED WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES AND
WINDY CONDITIONS THIS MORNING...

LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE THIS MORNING AS
AN AREA OF HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS MAKES IT WAY OVER THE WEST
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS.  BETWEEN NOW AND 10 AM...EXPECTED PERIODS OF
LIGHT SNOW WITH HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS. ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY
BE LESS THAN AN INCH ACROSS THE NEW RIVER AND GREENBRIER
VALLEYS...WITH BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS NEAR THE WEST VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA BORDER...INCLUDING
BLUEFIELD. UPWARDS OF 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS LIKELY IN THE WEST
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS NORTHWEST OF LEWISBURG. THESE SNOW SHOWERS
WILL END...OR TAPER BACK TO JUST FLURRIES FOR THE AFTERNOON.

IN ADDITION TO THE LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SNOW...IT WILL BE WINDY
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 20S. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE
LIKELIHOOD OF THE SNOW STICKING TO UNTREATED SURFACES...WITH
ROADS BECOMING SLICK AND HAZARDOUS...AND ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE
COUNTIES NEAR THE VIRGINIA...WEST VIRGINIA BORDER...AND INTO THE
HIGHLANDS OF WEST VIRGINIA. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN
EFFECT FOR THE WEST VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS THROUGH MID-DAY.

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
553 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

VAZ007-WVZ042>044-507-311100-
TAZEWELL-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
553 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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