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Winter Weather Advisory (Expired) : Nelson Public Schools Closed 2.18.09

[ 1 ] February 17, 2009 |
The Winter Weather Advisory area as outlined by The National Weather Service early Wednesday morning.

The Winter Weather Advisory area as outlined by The National Weather Service early Wednesday morning.

Updated: 8:08 AM EST 2.18.09
As a result of mixed winter precipitation falling, Nelson Public Schools have now been closed for Wednesday 2.18.09.


Updated: 6:45 AM EST 2.18.09
The freezing rain will be a problem mainly in the higher elevations where the temperatures were in the upper 20’s around daybreak. Most valley locations were above freezing
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Nelson County, Virginia

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
405 AM EST WED FEB 18 2009

VAZ021-025-026-029-036>038-WVZ054-181715-
/O.EXT.KLWX.WW.Y.0016.090218T0905Z-090218T1800Z/
HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE
405 AM EST WED FEB 18 2009

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE MID
ATLANTIC REGION TODAY. PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS LIGHT SNOW
EARLY THIS MORNING…AND WILL TRANSITION QUICKLY TO LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN DURING THE MORNING AS WARM AIR SPREADS ATOP THE SUB-
FREEZING SURFACE AIR MASS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS LESS THAN ONE TENTH
INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING BEFORE
TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING AND PRECIPITATION TURNS TO RAIN.

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

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  1. John Taylor says:

    Here on top of Wintergreen Mountain (3300′ – approximately the same altitude as the Mountain Inn), it’s 28 degrees with a wintry mix (sleet, freezing rain). Cars, decks and untreated driveway coated with a thin layer of ice. Tricky walking. Fog – visibility about 300′.

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