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Previously Issued Winter Storm Warning For BRP & Wintergreen Now Replaced By Ice Storm Warning

[ 0 ] December 31, 2020 |

Via NWS : A previously issued Winter Storm Warning has now been replaced by an Ice Storm Warning for higher elevations along and near the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. This would include locations such as Wintergreen, Montebello, Humpback Rocks, Afton Mountain, and Big Meadows. Click on image above the for the absolute latest updates from NWS.

ICE STORM WARNING
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
1250 PM EST Thu Dec 31 2020

ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Significant icing expected. Total ice accumulations of up
to one third of an inch, with the highest amounts in the higher
elevations.

* WHERE…Northern Virginia Blue Ridge and Central Virginia Blue
Ridge.

* WHAT…Significant icing expected. Total ice accumulations of up
to one third of an inch, with the highest amounts in the higher
elevations.

* IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the
ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions
could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. Prepare for possible power outages.

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.

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