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Winter Storm Warnings & Watches Take Effect – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] December 15, 2020 |

Winter Storm Warnings & Watches begin Wednesday morning in anticipation of a winter storm that will affect the area. Snow, sleet and freezing rain are are likely in the watch areas. Click on the image above for the absolute latest updates from NWS.

 

WINTER STORM WARNING
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

Augusta-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-(Includes Wintergreen-Humpback Rocks & Montebello)
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
  inches.

* WHERE...Augusta and Highland Counties, and Central Virginia
  Blue Ridge.

* WHEN...From 7 AM Wednesday to 4 AM EST Thursday. Snow will
  overspread the region Wednesday morning, become heavy at times
  during the afternoon and evening, taper off late Wednesday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Potential impacts
  include significant travel delays and closures. Plan ahead to
  minimize impact on you and your family.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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 Baltimore MD/Washington DC
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

Garrett-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Page-Rappahannock-Northern Fauquier-
Western Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Grant-
Eastern Grant-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton-
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 8 to
  12 inches.

* WHERE...Portions of western Maryland, northern and western
  Virginia and eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN...From 7 AM Wednesday to 4 AM EST Thursday. Snow will
  overspread the region Wednesday morning, become heavy at times
  during the afternoon and evening, taper off late Wednesday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible.
  Potential impacts include significant travel delays and
  closures. Plan ahead to minimize impact on you and your family.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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
435 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

...Wintry precipitation is expected on Wednesday...

.A complex low pressure system will bring a wintry mix of snow,
sleet, and freezing rain across portions of the Mid Atlantic on
Wednesday. Temperatures will be at or below freezing early
Wednesday morning due to cold air trapped against the Blue Ridge.
Meanwhile, warmer air aloft will advance northward overtop of the
cold air to bring wintry mixed precipitation. The system is
expected to exit the region by Wednesday evening.


Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-
Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Franklin-Bedford-
Amherst-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-
Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford,
Pulaski, Blacksburg, Galax, Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge,
Covington, Hot Springs, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
Buena Vista, Rocky Mount, Amherst, Bluefield, Hinton, Hix, Union,
Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
435 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to
  one tenth of an inch.

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

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight EST Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

Central and Southeast Montgomery-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-
Orange-Culpeper-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Southern Fauquier-
409 AM EST Tue Dec 15 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of around
  two tenths of an inch possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central Maryland and central, northern and
  northwest Virginia.

* WHEN...From Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night. Snow
  will overspread the region Wednesday morning, mix with sleet and
  freezing rain during the afternoon and evening, then change back
  to snow before ending late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Potential impacts
  include significant travel delays and closures. Plan ahead to
  minimize impact on you and your family.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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