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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory:

Issued at: 7:06 am EST on February 13, 2016, expires at: 10:00 AM EST on February 14, 2016
  • ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST Sunday... ...Winter Weather Advisory expired at 7 am EST this morning...
  • locations...along the western slopes from southeast West Virginia and the mountain Empire of Virginia...to the Grayson Highlands of Virginia and the mountains of North Carolina.
  • Hazard types...very low wind chills...strong gusty winds...and blowing snow.
  • Timing...very low wind chills through Sunday morning.
  • Impacts...very low wind chill values will lead to hypothermia and frostbite if not properly protected from the cold. Blowing snow may impact some roadways.
  • Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph...diminishing during the afternoon.
  • Temperatures...3 to 17 above.
  • Wind chill readings...as low as 15 below. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves. The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts or wind damage 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.


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