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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: – EXPIRED / CANCELED

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013 |

Via NWS: Areas highlighted in blue are under a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until 2AM Friday. Higher elevations above 2000 feet may see accumulating snow & sleet from 2-4 inches. Click image for latest text updates.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
912 PM EDT THU APR 4 2013

VAZ025-026-036>038-503-504-050600-
/O.EXT.KLWX.WW.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-130405T0600Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY
912 PM EDT THU APR 4 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ABOVE 2000
FEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. LESS THAN ONE
TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING…UNTIL 2 AM. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE LATE THIS
EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. RISING INTO THE MIDDLE
30S EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…SOUTHEAST 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY…
ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT
TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN 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
940 PM EDT THU APR 4 2013

…MIXED PRECIPITATION TO SLOWLY TAPER OFF OVERNIGHT…

.LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS WILL MOVE OFF THE
VIRGINIA COAST OVERNIGHT. THIS WILL KEEP PERIODS OF WINTRY MIX
AROUND THROUGH MIDNIGHT BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS TO DRIZZLE
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-016-019-020-032-045>047-WVZ042>045-050600-
/O.EXT.KRNK.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-130405T0600Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-CARROLL-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-
PATRICK-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…SPARTA…BOONE…
INDEPENDENCE…WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…GALAX…
CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…STUART…LYNCHBURG…
APPOMATTOX…BLUEFIELD…HINTON…HIX…UNION…LEWISBURG…
QUINWOOD…DUO…RAINELLE
940 PM EDT THU APR 4 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET…SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH
WITH AROUND AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW OR SLEET ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING…THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* IMPACTS…SLICK ROADS.

* WINDS…EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AND SLEET 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.

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