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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
528 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAZ007-009>019-022-023-WVZ042>044-051030-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-
FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
528 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR 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...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

LOW TEMPERATURES FRIDAY MORNING WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS WITH
WIND CHILLS NEAR 5 BELOW ZERO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
413 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC AIR ARRIVING WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BRING A WINTRY MIX
BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO SNOW.

.RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE WAKE OF AN
ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS OUR AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE ENOUGH COLD AIR BUILDS IN TO CHANGE PRECIPITATION
TO SNOW. STRONG CONVERGENCE ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
PASSING NEAR OUR AREA WILL MAKE FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY
PRECIPITATION...WITH HIGHEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO BE
FOUND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64...WHERE TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLDEST.
PRECIPITATION WILL EXIT THE AREA TO THE EAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>019-022-023-034-WVZ042>044-041715-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.150305T0500Z-150306T0000Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-
PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-BEDFORD-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...BEDFORD...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...
HIX...UNION
413 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE...SOUTH OF
  THE INTERSTATE 64 CORRIDOR.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...ALONG WITH AREAS OF ICING WHERE
  ICE MAY BECOME UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH THICK.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AFTER
  MIDNIGHT THURSDAY...THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW AFTER SUNRISE
  THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL COVER THE ROADS LEADING TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

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.

&&

$$




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