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Freezing Rain Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
519 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...FREEZING RAIN WILL CREATE SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS MORNING...

.LIGHT RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS MORNING. SURFACE
TEMPERATURES WILL BE AROUND FREEZING...RESULTING IN FREEZING
RAIN. SLEET MAY ALSO MIX IN WITH THE RAIN AT TIMES. THE LIGHT
ICING WILL PRODUCE SLIPPERY SPOTS ON UNTREATED ROADS...BRIDGES...AND
OVERPASSES.

VAZ011-013-014-016>018-022-221700-
/O.CON.KRNK.ZR.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-141222T1700Z/
GILES-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEARISBURG...RADFORD...PULASKI...
BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...ROANOKE...SALEM
519 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NEW RIVER AND ROANOKE
  VALLEYS WHERE THE TEMPERATURE WILL BE CLOSER TO FREEZING.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...UNTIL NOON.

* IMPACTS...SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE...
   ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* TEMPERATURES...STEADY IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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