weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
404 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...ELEVATION WET SNOW THIS MORNING...

.LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST WILL MOVE NORTHEAST PASSING
OFF THE VIRGINIA CAPES THIS AFTERNOON...AND EAST OF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST THIS EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN A GRADUAL
TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO WET SNOW ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS EARLY THIS
MORNING...WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO MANY OF THE MOUNTAIN
VALLEY LOCATIONS. A SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION OF WET SNOW IS
POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...WITH LESSER TOTALS ACROSS THE
VALLEYS.

THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY IN TERMS OF THE TIMING AND DEGREE OF
COLD AIR...AND SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE ACROSS IN THE
REGION...BUT MAXIMUM AMOUNTS COULD RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES IN
SOME LOCATIONS.

NCZ002-VAZ010>014-016>018-WVZ042>044-261715-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141126T2100Z/
ALLEGHANY NC-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-
CRAIG-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA...BLAND...PEARISBURG...
WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...
NEW CASTLE...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX...UNION
404 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE INCLUDING THE
  INTERSTATE 77 CORRIDOR.

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...MAINLY THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SOME BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED
  AND SLICK. SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON A FEW ROADWAYS ACROSS THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 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.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE