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Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 11:17 PM EST on February 8, 2016, expires at: 7:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday...
  • locations...from the North Carolina mountains...north into the mountain Empire of southwest Virginia...into the Greenbrier valley and Alleghany Highlands.
  • Hazard types...accumulating snow showers...blowing snow and wind chills.
  • Accumulations...snow accumulation of 1 to 5 inches...with locally higher amounts possible along the ridges.
  • Timing...through Wednesday night.
  • Impacts...roads will become snow covered and slick. Visibilities could be reduced at times in heavier snow showers or blowing snow...especially in the higher elevations.
  • Temperatures...lows in the teens to lower 20s. Highs in the 20s...to lower 30s.
  • Wind chills...5 below to 20 below zero Wednesday night. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. The public is encouraged to report snowfall 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. Reports and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.

Special Statement:

Issued at: 10:56 PM EST on February 8, 2016, expires at: 5:00 AM EST on February 09, 2016
  • ...Accumulating snow showers will continue overnight... Scattered snow showers and snow flurries will continue overnight across the region. Additional snow amounts up to 2 inches are possible with heavier snow bands. Roads will be slick and covered with snow and ice in spots overnight. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. 1056 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 ...Accumulating snow showers will continue overnight... Scattered snow showers and snow flurries will continue overnight across the region. Additional snow amounts up to 2 inches are possible with heavier snow bands. Roads will be slick and covered with snow and ice in spots overnight. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. 1056 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 ...Accumulating snow showers will continue overnight... Scattered snow showers and snow flurries will continue overnight across the region. Additional snow amounts up to 2 inches are possible with heavier snow bands. Roads will be slick and covered with snow and ice in spots overnight. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.


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