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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...RAIN TO SLEET TO SNOW WILL BRING SLICK TRAVEL OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION VERY LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT ALONG THE APPALACHIANS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT. COLDER AIR WORKING IN
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BE CHANGING ANY RAIN TO SLEET ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...THEN SNOW AS WE HEAD THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. THE WINTRY WEATHER WILL MAKE IT EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
AFTER DAWN...BUT MAY NOT REACH PORTIONS OF THE PIEDMONT UNTIL
AFTERNOON. SOME PATCHY FREEZING RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
MOUNTAINS DURING THE TRANSITION.


NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>018-022-034-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.150305T0500Z-150306T0000Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-
PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BEDFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
TAZEWELL...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...
PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...BEDFORD
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...ROANOKE AND NEW RIVER VALLEY...SOUTHWEST TO THE
  NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...AND MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OF SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NORTHWEST OF INTERSTATE 81. LESS
  THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE IN ISOLATED AREAS.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BEFORE
  DAYBREAK THURSDAY...THEN CHANGE TO MAINLY SNOW BETWEEN DAWN AND
  MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL LEAD TO
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30 THURSDAY.

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.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...RAIN TO SLEET TO SNOW WILL BRING SLICK TRAVEL OVER MUCH OF THE
REGION VERY LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT ALONG THE APPALACHIANS WILL DRIFT SLOWLY
SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA OVERNIGHT. COLDER AIR WORKING IN
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BE CHANGING ANY RAIN TO SLEET ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS...THEN SNOW AS WE HEAD THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. THE WINTRY WEATHER WILL MAKE IT EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
AFTER DAWN...BUT MAY NOT REACH PORTIONS OF THE PIEDMONT UNTIL
AFTERNOON. SOME PATCHY FREEZING RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
MOUNTAINS DURING THE TRANSITION.


VAZ032-033-043>046-058-059-050900-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.150305T1100Z-150306T0300Z/
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...MARTINSVILLE...
DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
749 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AFTER DAWN THURSDAY IN THE
  FOOTHILLS...AND AROUND NOON IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA...THEN TO
  MAINLY SNOW DURING THE COURSE OF THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S
  THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR
AT PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL
WEATHER INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

REPORTS ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1035 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

VAZ060>062-067>073-077-078-080>086-090-051145-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.WW.Y.0008.150305T1400Z-150306T0500Z/
PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-
CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-NORTHUMBERLAND-
LANCASTER-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-
GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-JAMES CITY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARMVILLE...GOOCHLAND...CREWE...
COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...
WILLIAMSBURG
1035 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THURSDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THURSDAY
TO MIDNIGHT EST THURSDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...
  INCLUDING THE METRO RICHMOND AREA...TRI-CITIES AND THE MIDDLE
  PENINSULA OF EASTERN VIRGINIA.

* HAZARDS: SNOW AND SLEET...THEN SNOW LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL MIX WITH SLEET BY MID TO LATE THURSDAY
  MORNING. A TRANSITION TO A SNOW/SLEET MIX IS EXPECTED THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION ENDS AS ALL SNOW BY LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW AND SLEET 1 TO 3 INCHES...2 TO 4 INCHES
  POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTH. TRACE AMOUNTS OF ICE ALL AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES: MID 30S...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S BY EARLY
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS: ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED BY MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON THURSDAY. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO AROUND A QUARTER-
   MILE AT TIMES THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...MAKING
  TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC AIR WILL TURN RAIN INTO A WINTRY MIX LATE TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...

.RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA
THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT. ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE
FRONT WHILE THE PRECIPITATION IS ONGOING...PLUNGING SURFACE
TEMPERATURES TO BELOW FREEZING ESPECIALLY OVER THE CUMBERLAND
PLATEAU AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA OVERNIGHT. THE PUSH OF THE ARCTIC
AIR WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD THROUGH THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
THURSDAY MORNING. THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET. THESE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST FOR A FEW HOURS
BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW.

TNZ016>018-036>047-068>074-084>086-099>101-051100-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0013.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-
SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN EARLY THEN A WINTRY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN CHANGING
  TO SLEET AND SNOW. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN
  QUARTER OF AN INCH. SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 1
  INCH OR LESS.

* TIMING...BEGINNING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING UNTIL 4
  PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY
BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR
SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TG

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
955 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...MUCH COLDER WEATHER IS ON THE WAY...

.A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
OVERNIGHT USHERING IN MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO FALL TO FREEZING OR BELOW BEGINNING THURSDAY MORNING.
THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND
EVEN SOME SNOW DURING THURSDAY.

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-051100-
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0016.150305T1100Z-150305T2300Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...
BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...ASHEVILLE...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA
955 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS ADJACENT TO TENNESSEE
  AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL DEVELOP OVERNIGHT WHICH WILL TURN TO FREEZING
  RAIN EARLY THURSDAY MORNING OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...WITH
  FREEZING RAIN DEVELOPING ELSEWHERE BY MIDDAY. SLEET AND SNOW
  WILL ALSO OCCUR DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ONE-TENTH TO TWO-
  TENTHS OVER THE TENNESSEE BORDER COUNTIES...WITH LESS THAN ONE-
  TENTH ELSEWHERE. SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE 1 TO 2
  INCHES IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WITH LESS THAN 1 INCH
  ELSEWHERE.

* IMPACTS...THE ICE AND SNOW WILL CREATE SLIPPERY ROADWAYS.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING WELL INTO THE 20S.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

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.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS BY CALLING THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1. LEAVE A
MESSAGE WITH YOUR OBSERVATION AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT
OCCURRED. YOU CAN ALSO POST YOUR REPORT TO NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG FACEBOOK OR TWEET YOUR REPORT
USING HASHTAG NWSGSP.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

$$

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