Various Winter Weather Watches, Warnings & Advisories In Effect Across The Blue Ridge On Thursday

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Almost all of the Central Virginia Blue Ridge is under some sort of winter weather watch, warning or advisory on Thursday. Click on the image above for the absolute latest updates from NWS. Conditions will and do change rapidly.


Press play above to listen now as I discuss the various warnings and advisories out for our area.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
354 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

Augusta-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
354 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST
FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet and snow
accumulation of 1 to 4 inches, and ice glaze accumulations of
two-tenths to three-tenths of an inch expected.

* WHERE…Augusta, Western Highland and Eastern Highland Counties,
and Central Virginia Blue Ridge. (This includes Wintergreen & Montebello)

* WHEN…From 1 AM Thursday to 1 AM EST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage are likely
due to the ice. Travel could be extremely difficult. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening
commute Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be very careful if you venture outside tomorrow. Watch your
first few steps in particular as your step or path may be coated
with ice.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and
ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…Wintry Mix Expected Tonight into Thursday…

.Low pressure over the Gulf Coast will track across the Tennessee
Valley and Carolinas tonight before merging into a deeper system
off the Mid Atlantic coast Friday. At the same time, cold high
pressure will wedge south into our area keeping surface
temperatures at or below freezing. This will result in a threat of
mainly freezing rain,sleet, and possibly some snow tonight into
Thursday.

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

352 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM
EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of up to an inch, with possibly 1 to 3 inches
along and north of U.S. 60. Ice accumulations of up to one third
of an inch expected.

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

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 7 PM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Power outages and tree damage are possible
due to the ice. Travel will be slick, especially secondary roads.
The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
354 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Orange-Spotsylvania-
354 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON EST
THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet and snow
accumulation of up to one inch, and ice glaze accumulations of
around one tenth of an inch expected.

* WHERE…Nelson, Albemarle, Greene, Orange and Spotsylvania
Counties.

* WHEN…From 1 AM to noon EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Be very careful if you venture outside tomorrow. Watch your first
few steps in particular as your step or path may be coated with
ice.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…Wintry Mix Expected Tonight into Thursday…

.Low pressure over the Gulf Coast will track across the Tennessee
Valley and Carolinas tonight before merging into a deeper system
off the Mid Atlantic coast Friday. At the same time, cold high
pressure will wedge south into our area keeping surface
temperatures at or below freezing. This will result in a threat of
mainly freezing rain,sleet, and possibly some snow tonight into
Thursday.

Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-
Including the cities of Lynchburg and Appomattox
352 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of
an inch expected or less.

* WHERE…Buckingham, Appomattox and Campbell Counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 7 PM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Roads could become slick. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning commute.

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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