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Winter Weather Advisory Continues Until 11PM Tonight : Updated 10:30 AM

[ 0 ] January 5, 2009 |
Winter Weather Advisory Area As Of Early Tuesday Morning

Winter Weather Advisory Area As Of Early Tuesday Morning

Nelson County, Virginia
The NWS has been changing up the various watches or advisories for the past 24 hours due to continual changes in the atmospheric conditions as approaching winter storm heads toward Central Virginia.

As of Tuesday morning, a Winter Weather Advisory continues. Freezing Rain Advisories are in effect just to our south as well. Winter Storm Warnings to the far NW.

The bulk of any problems will be in the mountainous areas in the higher elevations. Though temps are hovering right at the freezing mark here in the vally, they will be rising as we get into the nighttime hours.

Here are the details of the Winter Weather Advisory for Nelson late Monday evening:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1031 AM EST TUE JAN 6 2009

VAZ021-025-026-036>038-WVZ054-062345-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-090107T0400Z/
HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE
1031 AM EST TUE JAN 6 2009

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING.

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL TRACK NORTH INTO THE
GREAT LAKES BY WEDNESDAY. A SURGE OF MOISTURE COMBINED WITH JUST
ENOUGH COLD AIR NEAR THE SURFACE WILL BRING A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN TODAY AND THIS EVENING.

AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY
THIS EVENING. MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO PLAIN
RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH LATE THIS EVENING. THE HIGHER TERRAIN
WILL BE THE LAST TO SEE THE CHANGE OVER.

THE GREATEST IMPACT FROM FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR ABOVE
1000 FEET IN ELEVATION…BUT BELOW 3500 FEET…WHERE ONE TO TWO
TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE. FOR ELEVATIONS
BELOW 1000 FEET… ANY ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE LESS THAN A TENTH
OF AN INCH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
SLEET WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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