WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : Until 6PM Monday For Much Of The Area

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A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for many of the counties along and near the BRP & Skyline Drive. Other more significant watches / warnings are in effect to the west of there. Click on image for latest text version updates.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL
411 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
MONDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW…MIXED WITH RAIN AT
TIMES…WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION
WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW TONIGHT AND THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER 30S TO MIDDLE 40S LATE THIS AFTERNOON…
FALLING INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BY THIS EVENING.
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S TONIGHT
BEFORE RISING INTO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 30S MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH…BECOMING NORTHWEST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY…
ESPECIALLY ACROSS ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON
411 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM EDT MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF SNOW AND RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO
ALL SNOW LATE THIS EVENING AND THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER 30S TO MIDDLE 40S EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S
TONIGHT BEFORE RISING INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH…BECOMING NORTHWEST MONDAY.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY…
ESPECIALLY ACROSS ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
341 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

…ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK…

.A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA TONIGHT BEFORE DEEPENING OFF THE DELMARVA ON MONDAY. THIS
WILL KEEP BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW GOING ESPECIALLY ALONG
AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE THIS EVENING. AS THE LOW DEEPENS OFF
THE COAST…INCREASING NORTHWEST FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCES TO BRING PERIODS OF MAINLY UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…RADFORD…
PULASKI…BLACKSBURG…GALAX…FLOYD…NEW CASTLE…
CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…
LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…STUART…ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…
AMHERST…LYNCHBURG…APPOMATTOX…UNION
341 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
MONDAY…

* LOCATIONS…GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM FLOYD
VIRGINIA TO LYNCHBURG…INCLUDING THE EASTERN NEW RIVER
VALLEY… THE SOUTHERN GREENBRIER VALLEY…THE ROANOKE AND
SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEYS…AND THE FOOTHILLS INCLUDING
ROCKY MOUNT… BEDFORD…LYNCHBURG…AND AMHERST.

* HAZARD TYPES…A MIXTURE OF SLEET…SNOW…AND SOME FREEZING
RAIN AND/OR FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION 2 TO 4 INCHES…WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET…AND LOWER
AMOUNTS AT ELEVATIONS BELOW 1500 FEET.

* TIMING…THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT…BECOMING MORE SHOWERY
IN NATURE MONDAY.

* IMPACTS…UNTREATED ROADS AND SURFACES…ESPECIALLY AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET…WILL BECOME SNOW AND ICE COVERED
RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 0.10
INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE AT SOME HIGHER ELEVATIONS…MAINLY ON
TREES… POWER LINES…AND ELEVATED OBJECTS.

* WINDS…EAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30.

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.

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