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Winter Storm Warning : CANCELED : DOWNGRADED : 1.22.10 : Updated 9:30 AM

[ 1 ] January 22, 2010 |

Nelson County, Virginia
!!CANCELED CANCELED CANCELED !!
Now replaced by a Winter Weather Advisory expiring at 1PM.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
909 AM EST FRI JAN 22 2010

HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE
909 AM EST FRI JAN 22 2010

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX…WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WARNING
HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS…A GLAZE OF ICE ACCUMULATION…AND SLEET
ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN AN INCH.

* TIMING…SCATTERED FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET UNTIL EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES…LOW TO MID 30S.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

As of Friday morning, A Winter Storm Watch continues across Nelson and much of Central Virginia along and near the BRP. Temps in the valley regions of Nelson had not fallen to the freezing mark by midnight leaving only rain and sleet in the lower elevations. At elevations above 1500 feet in locations like Montebello, Love and Wintergreen Resort, temps have been in the mid 20’s rising to near 30° by daybreak. Freezing rain has been falling there from time to time. However as of this morning, the predicted winter storm has created very little fanfare. It is hard to imagine the current warning will not be canceled or downgraded shortly since temps all across the region are above freezing, but as of 8AM the warning is still in effect by the NWS.

Nelson County Public Schools are operating on a 2 hour delayed schedule as a precaution.

The Winter Storm Warning details:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
648 AM EST FRI JAN 22 2010

HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE
648 AM EST FRI JAN 22 2010

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN…SLEET AND SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO ONE QUARTER
INCH…PARTICULARLY FOR THE RIDGES. SNOW AND SLEET
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS MORNING WILL
MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO SNOW BEFORE ENDING THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30 EARLY THIS MORNING…RISING INTO THE
LOWER TO MID 30S THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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  1. Larry Luessen says:

    1/4- to 1/2-inch of ice on trees and most surfaces on the mountain and still raining. Thermometer says about 28 degrees. Luckily not windy.

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