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WINTER STORM WARNINGS / ADVISORIES – !Canceled or Expired!

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Via NWS: Most Central Virginia Blue Ridge counties will be under a WINTER STORM WATCH beginning Saturday morning through Saturday night. – The watch areas will be upgraded to warnings sometime Friday evening into Saturday. – Click on the map above for the latest updates for your specific county.

WINTER STORM WARNING / WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
337 PM EST FRI FEB 20 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

337 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST
SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING
RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…A MIX OF SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW…LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FT UP TO ONE-FOOT. ICE ACCUMULATIONS
OF A TRACE TO ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING…SNOW STARTING SATURDAY MORNING…MIXING WITH AND THEN
CHANGING TO MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE EVENING AND THEN
CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN LATE SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S EARLY SATURDAY…
INCREASING TO MIDDLE AND UPPER 20S DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING HOURS. TEMPERATURES STEADY OR SLOWLY RISING SATURDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS…WINDS SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.
WEST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SNOW AND ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVELLING
CONDITIONS SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE 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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…ANOTHER ROUND OF SIGNIFICANT WINTRY WEATHER BEGINNING LATE
TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY…

.ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST BY
THE WEEKEND WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO THE WESTERN PARTS OF THE
FORECAST AREA TONIGHT…THEN A MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY INTO EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING.

VAZ019-020-024-WVZ043-044-507-508-210445-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0003.150221T0500Z-150222T1100Z/
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROCKBRIDGE-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…
HOT SPRINGS…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…HINTON…HIX…UNION

342 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY…

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…ALONG WITH
UP TO .15 INCH OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS…GREENBRIER VALLEY AND ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES…A MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING…AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL AND POWER OUTAGES BY EARLY IN THE WEEKEND.

* WINDS…SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE TEENS TONIGHT RISING INTO THE 20S SATURDAY.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
342 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…ANOTHER ROUND OF SIGNIFICANT WINTRY WEATHER BEGINNING LATE
TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY…

.ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST BY
THE WEEKEND WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO THE WESTERN PARTS OF THE
FORECAST AREA TONIGHT…THEN A MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY INTO EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING.

GILES-MONTGOMERY-FLOYD-CRAIG-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-
AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…PEARISBURG…BLACKSBURG…FLOYD…
NEW CASTLE…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…ROCKY MOUNT…
BEDFORD…AMHERST
342 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY…

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES…ALONG WITH
UP TO .20 INCH OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS…ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE INCLUDING THE NEW RIVER AND
ROANOKE RIVER VALLEYS.

* HAZARD TYPES…A MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING…TOWARD DAYBREAK SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL AND POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES BY EARLY IN THE WEEKEND.

* WINDS…SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE TEENS TONIGHT RISING THROUGH THE 20S
SATURDAY.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
337 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…
CULPEPER…WARRENTON

337 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM
EST SUNDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING
RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…A MIX OF SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A
TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

* TIMING…SNOW STARTING SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING HOURS…THEN MIXING WITH SLEET AND THEN CHANGING TO
FREEZING RAIN LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY.

* UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S EARLY SATURDAY…INCREASING TO THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 20S DURING EVENING HOURS. TEMPERATURES STEADY
OR SLOWLY RISING SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…WINDS SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.
WEST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SNOW AND ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVELLING
CONDITIONS SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

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.