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FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY ! EXPIRED ! 

[ 0 ] December 16, 2016 |

Via NWS : A freezing rain advisory remains in until 12 noon Saturday for many areas.

FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
653 AM EST SAT DEC 17 2016

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EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-
CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
653 AM EST SAT DEC 17 2016

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…FREEZING RAIN.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO A TENTH-INCH.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. IT
WILL CHANGE TO RAIN AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING TOWARDS
NOON.

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FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT UNTIL TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
809 PM EST FRI DEC 16 2016

CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-PAGE-NELSON-
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SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-
CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
809 PM EST FRI DEC 16 2016

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…FREEZING RAIN.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN A TENTH-INCH.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL DEVELOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT… AND BECOME STEADY TOWARD DAWN. FREEZING RAIN WILL
CHANGE TO RAIN AS TEMPERATURES WARM THROUGH MID MORNING.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED DUE TO ICY ROADS AND
WALKWAYS.

* WINDS…SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…MID 20S TO START… RISING TO THE LOWER 30S BY
MID MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
801 PM EST FRI DEC 16 2016


…LIGHT ICING TO PRODUCE SLIPPERY ROADS AND SIDEWALKS OVERNIGHT
INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING..
.

.WARMING TEMPERATURES ALOFT WILL OVERRUN LEFTOVER VERY COLD AIR
AT THE GROUND…PRODUCING AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

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ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-BEDFORD-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-
BUCKINGHAM-CHARLOTTE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BLAND…PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…
RADFORD…PULASKI…BLACKSBURG…NEW CASTLE…CLIFTON FORGE…
COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…
LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…BEDFORD…AMHERST…LYNCHBURG…
APPOMATTOX…KEYSVILLE…BLUEFIELD…HINTON…HIX…UNION…
LEWISBURG…WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS…QUINWOOD…DUO…RAINELLE
801 PM EST FRI DEC 16 2016

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY…

* LOCATIONS…SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…AS WELL PARTS OF THE
VIRGINIA PIEDMONT INCLUDING THE NEW RIVER AND ROANOKE VALLEYS
INTO THE SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE
ACCUMULATION…PRODUCING A LIGHT GLAZE ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS.

* TIMING…INTERMITTENT… LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
SHOULD BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT…THEN CONTINUING THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE ENDS AS
A COLD RAIN BY 9 AM AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING.

* IMPACTS…ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BE SLIPPERY IF LEFT
UNTREATED.

* WINDS…SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…RISING IN THE 20S THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT…
REACHING THE MID 30S BY 9 AM SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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