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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Much Of Area Friday (Canceled)

[ 0 ] December 12, 2019 |
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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM
EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED. TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP
TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* WHERE…PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS IN WEST VIRGINIA AND
VIRGINIA, AND THE CENTRAL SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA.

* WHEN…FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM EST FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…VERY SLIPPERY SIDEWALKS, ROADS AND BRIDGES ARE
POSSIBLE. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE MORNING
COMMUTE.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…FREEZING RAIN DURING THE MORNING WILL
GRADUALLY CHANGE TO RAIN THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING.

WHEN VENTURING OUTSIDE, WATCH YOUR FIRST FEW STEPS TAKEN ON
STEPS, SIDEWALKS, AND DRIVEWAYS, WHICH COULD BE ICY AND SLIPPERY,
INCREASING YOUR RISK OF A FALL AND INJURY.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
335 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

…Freezing rain is expected tonight into Friday morning…

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Watauga-Wilkes-Yadkin-Tazewell-
Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-
Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-
Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell, Marion, Bland,
Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd,
New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Roanoke,
Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount,
Amherst, Martinsville, Bluefield, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg,
White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
335 PM EST Thu Dec 12 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
3 PM EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Freezing rain. Freezing rain will start with a brief mix
of sleet and snow. Total snow and sleet accumulations less than
one inch. Ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch.
Locally higher amounts are likely along the Blue Ridge.

* WHERE…The mountains and foothills of southwest Virginia,
northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 3 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS…Travel will be hazardous. Isolated power outages and
tree damage. Bridges, overpasses, untreated roads and sidewalks,
and lesser used secondary roads will be slippery. The hazardous
conditions will impact the Friday morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use extra caution while traveling. Prepare for
possible power outages.

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

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