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Winter Storm Warnings – CANCELED

[ 1 ] February 11, 2014 |

WINTER STORM WARNINGS begin for virtually all of the Blue Ridge area Wednesday afternoon. Heavy snow is likely by Wednesday night.

Winter Weather Statement
Statement as of 7:06 PM EST on February 13, 2014

…Winter Storm Warning is cancelled…

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
cancelled the Winter Storm Warning.

Accumulating snow has ended across the area therefore the Winter
Storm Warning has been cancelled.

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1120 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-SPOTSYLVANIA-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…CULPEPER…FREDERICKSBURG…
HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
1120 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…HEAVY SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN ONE-TENTH INCH OF ICE. AN ADDITIONAL
1 TO 3 INCHES THROUGH THIS EVENING. STORM-TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 14
TO 24 INCHES…WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE.

* TIMING…A MIX OF LIGHT SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.
STEADIER SNOW IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. A BURST OF MODERATE SNOW IS
EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME.

* TEMPERATURES…SLOWLY RISING INTO THE LOWER 30S.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. TRAVEL WILL
BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. HEAVY WET SNOW WILL LEAD TO POWER
OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.
ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1019 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

…WINTER STORM WILL LINGER OVER THE AREA TODAY…

.LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST AND INTENSIFY AS IT APPROACHES NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT.
SNOW WILL LINGER OVER THE AREA TODAY…POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE AT TIMES. ALL OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL COME
TO AN END BY THIS EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL FROM THIS STORM
WILL BE NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE WHERE STORM TOTALS WILL BE IN THE
14 TO 18 INCH RANGE.

ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-WATAUGA-WILKES-YADKIN-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-
WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-
BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-
AMHERST-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…SPARTA…DOBSON…
BOONE…WILKESBORO…YADKINVILLE…MARION…BLAND…PEARISBURG…
WYTHEVILLE…RADFORD…PULASKI…BLACKSBURG…INDEPENDENCE…
WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…GALAX…FLOYD…NEW CASTLE…
CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…ROANOKE…SALEM…
FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…STUART…ROCKY MOUNT…
BEDFORD…AMHERST…LYNCHBURG…APPOMATTOX
1019 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* LOCATIONS…MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
NORTH CAROLINA.

* TIMING…THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* HAZARDS…SNOW. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS…ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES…WITH
SNOW TOTALS GENERALLY RANGING FROM 10 TO 16 INCHES. AMOUNTS NEAR
THE BLUE RIDGE OF VIRGINIA MAY TOTAL BETWEEN 14 AND 18 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED ROADS. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED UNTIL
ROADS ARE CLEARED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD…
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS…ICE
ACCUMULATION OR WIND DAMAGE 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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