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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
624 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009-010-012-015-WVZ042-171730-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Wythe-Grayson-
Mercer-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Wytheville, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale,
Volney, Bluefield, and Flat Top
624 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...Wintry Mix Beginning Early Afternoon...

An upper level disturbance over the Tennessee and
Lower Ohio Valleys will move east today, passing
through the Mid-Atlantic Region tonight. A wintry
mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will accompany
this weather system, beginning across the High Country of North
Carolina, and far western Virgina early this afternoon. Lower
elevations are expected to receive less than an inch of snow, with
a couple inches possible at the highest elevations before
changing to rain or freezing rain. If temperatures remain below 32
degrees then, some ice accretion will be possible. Areas along
the Blue Ridge Parkway will likely see the greatest ice
accumulation with up to a tenth of an inch possible.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
500 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>017-022-181000-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-
Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
500 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina,
southwest Virginia and west central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

An upper level disturbance may bring light accumulations of snow,
sleet, and spotty freezing rain, mainly across the higher elevations
this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Passage of a strong cold front is expected to bring a sudden drop in
temperatures Sunday which may result in a rapid freeze and onset of
accumulating snow, strong northwest winds, as well as low wind
chills.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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