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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Canceled

[ 0 ] December 8, 2014 |

Via NWS: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect from 9PM Monday night until 8AM Tuesday morning for areas along and near the BRP in Central Virginia.

Winter Weather Statement
Statement as of 4:33 AM EST on December 09, 2014

…Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled

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

Temperatures have risen above freezing.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
544 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…
WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…BIG MEADOWS…
WINTERGREEN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
544 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 AM EST TUESDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN…SLEET AND
SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…A TRACE TO A COUPLE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
ICE. SNOWFALL AROUND AN INCH.

* TIMING…LATE THIS EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30.

* WINDS…NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ICING ON ROADWAYS COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
539 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

…LIGHT WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT…

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH ALONG THE EAST COAST
TONIGHT. PRECIPITATION ON THE WESTERN FLANK OF THE SYSTEM WILL
ENCOUNTER COLD AIR OVER THE ADVISORY AREA AS A MIX OF SNOW…
SLEET WITH A FEW POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN.

MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BLACKSBURG…GALAX…FLOYD…
NEW CASTLE…CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…ROANOKE…
SALEM…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…STUART…
ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…AMHERST
539 PM EST MON DEC 8 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST TUESDAY…

* LOCATIONS…VIRGINIA COUNTIES BORDERING THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA BORDER NORTH TO AHMERST COUNTY…AND
WEST INTO THE NEW RIVER VALLEY…AND ALSO PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN
ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES…MAINLY SNOW AND SLEET…A FEW POCKETS OF
FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH…
HIGHER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN AMHERST AND BATH COUNTIES MAY HAVE 1
TO 2 INCHES. ISOLATED TRACE AMOUNTS OF ICE.

* TIMING…600 PM THROUGH 800 AM.

* IMPACTS…LIGHT COATING OF A WINTRY MIX ON ROADS…PARKING
LOTS…AND SIDEWALKS. ELEVATED SURFACE SHOULD BECOME SLICK
FIRST.

* WINDS…NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

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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