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WINTER STORM WATCH : Parts Of The Blue Ridge : Late Wednesday PM Through Thursday PM

[ 0 ] November 13, 2018 |

Areas shaded in blue are under a WINTER STORM WATCH from late Wednesday night into Thursday evening. The area may be expanded at a later time. Click on the image above for the latest from NWS.

WINTER STORM WATCH
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
346 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


More info above from Meteorologist David Reese from our media partners over at CBS-19 News in Charlottesville.

Augusta-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
346 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed wintry precipitation possible. Total ice
accumulations of one quarter inch or greater are possible. Total
snow and sleet accumulation of several inches is also possible.

* WHERE…Augusta, Western Highland and Eastern Highland Counties,
along with the Central Virginia Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…From late Wednesday night through late Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Slippery road conditions are possible.
Scattered power outages and tree damage are possible due to the
ice. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and
evening commutes on Thursday. Any ice accumulation on paved
surfaces including driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots, could
also create hazardous conditions for those venturing out on
foot.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

WINTER STORM WATCH
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
335 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

…Wintry mess expected Wednesday Night into Thursday…

.Low pressure over the Gulf Coast will stay west of the
Appalachians Wednesday night into Thursday, while another low
forms off the coast of South Carolina. At the same time, cold high
pressure will wedge southward into our area keeping temperatures
at or below freezing at and near the surface. This will result in
a threat of freezing rain and sleet Wednesday night into Thursday.

Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Bedford-Amherst-
Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington,
Hot Springs, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Amherst, Hinton,
Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood, Duo,
and Rainelle
335 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…Light to moderate icing possible. Total ice accumulations
of up to one quarter of an inch possible. Up to an inch of sleet
possible.

* WHERE…Portions of central, south central, southwest and west
central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN…From late Wednesday night through Thursday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage are possible
due to the ice. Road surfaces have been warm, but could become
slick if sleet accumulates fast enough.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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