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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
103 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ007-009>017-032-WVZ042>044-172015-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-
Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Patrick-Mercer-
Summers-Monroe-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville,
Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale,
Volney, Galax, Floyd, Stuart, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix,
and Union
103 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...A quick snow accumulation will make roads slick early this
afternoon...

A burst of heavy snow will continue moving into the region from
the southwest. This will put down a quick coating of an inch or
so of snow and rapidly create slick spots on roadways. The
precipitation will then transition to a wintry mix later this
afternoon.

Anyone traveling early this afternoon should be prepared for
rapidly changing conditions with low visibility and slick roads.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1233 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-034-035-WVZ042>044-507-508-
181745-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-
Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-
Botetourt-Rockbridge-Bedford-Amherst-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
1233 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...This afternoon 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...Friday through Wednesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Weather Advisory.

Also, 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.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1227 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...A wintry mix beginning this afternoon...

.An upper level disturbance over the Tennessee and Lower Ohio
Valley 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.

VAZ007-009-010-012-WVZ042-180130-
/O.EXA.KRNK.WW.Y.0004.190117T1800Z-190118T1500Z/
Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Wythe-Mercer-
Including the cities of Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Wytheville,
and Bluefield
1227 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...A quick coating of snow before changing to mixed
  precipitation and rain.

* WHERE...In Virginia, Tazewell, Smyth, Bland and Wythe
  Counties. In West Virginia, Mercer County.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



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