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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
251 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

VAZ010>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-WVZ044-507-132000-
BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-
BEDFORD-AMHERST-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
251 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

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

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

   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

THERE IS AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR A WINTER STORM IN THE SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY PERIOD. PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE DISRUPTION
TO TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS 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 EVENING. THE COLD
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GENERATE SNOW SHOWERS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
WITH ANOTHER 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 OVERNIGHT
INTO SUNDAY.

NCZ002-VAZ010>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-WVZ044-507-130345-
/O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.160213T0400Z-160214T1500Z/
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
239 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS 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 TO 50 OR 55 MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$




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