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WINTER STORM WATCH : Upgraded to WINTER STORM WARNING Canceled / Expired

[ 0 ] February 5, 2021 |
A WINTER STORM WATCH has now been expanded to include all of the area. Significant snow accumulations are possible late Saturday night into Sunday. Click on the image above to see the absolute latest updates from NWS.

WINTER STORM WARNING

The below watch has now been upgraded to a WINTER STORM WARNING. Here’s the link to that info : https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=53889015

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
313 PM EST Fri Feb 5 2021

Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Orange-
Spotsylvania-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge (includes Wintergreen, Montebello
Humpback Rocks, Afton Mountain & Big Meadows)-
Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton-
313 PM EST Fri Feb 5 2021

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 or
  more inches possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central and western Virginia and Pendleton
  County West Virginia.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1153 AM EST Fri Feb 5 2021

...Winter Storm Expected To Impact Region Saturday Night...

.An area of Low pressure is expected to develop along the central
Gulf coast Saturday, then move northeast to along the Mid-
Atlantic coast by Sunday morning. This will result in a period of
moderate to heavy snow Saturday night and early Sunday.

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-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-Pittsylvania-
Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-Mercer-Summers-
Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, 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, Danville, Lynchburg,
Appomattox, South Boston, Keysville, Bluefield, Hinton, Hix,
Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood, Duo,
and Rainelle
1153 AM EST Fri Feb 5 2021

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8
  inches possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west
  central Virginia, north central and northwest North Carolina
  and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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