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Winter Weather Advisory For Areas Near and NW Of Blue Ridge Parkway : 4AM To 1PM Saturday

[ 0 ] January 2, 2015 |

Via NWS: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Saturday morning until 1PM Saturday afternoon for area near, along and NW of the BRP. This includes Wintergreen Resort, Love and Montebello areas of the higher elevations.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
910 PM EST FRI JAN 2 2015

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…CIRCLEVILLE…
FRANKLIN
910 PM EST FRI JAN 2 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM
EST SATURDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION OF SLEET. LESS THAN
A TENTH INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING AND TRANSITION TO JUST FREEZING RAIN AFTER SUNRISE.
FREEZING RAIN WILL THEN CHANGE OVER TO RAIN BY MIDDAY AS
TEMPERATURES WARM.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

* WINDS…EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS WILL
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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