New Winter Storm Watch Issued For Late Thursday : Parts Of The Blue Ridge

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Via NWS : A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for area along and west of the Blue Ridge Parkway for late Thursday. This watch includes places on the parkway such as Wintergreen, Montebello, Afton Mountain and Big Meadows. The watch area may be expanded to the east in the coming hours. For the absolute latest updates check our weather alerts page by clicking here.
Via NWS : A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for area along and west of the Blue Ridge Parkway for late Thursday. This watch includes places on the parkway such as Wintergreen, Montebello, Afton Mountain and Big Meadows. The watch area may be expanded to the east in the coming hours. For the absolute latest updates check our weather alerts page by clicking here.

WINTER STORM WATCH
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
436 AM EST Wed Jan 5 2022

Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Eastern Highland-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge
-Eastern Pendleton-
436 AM EST Wed Jan 5 2022

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations up to 6
inches possible.

* WHERE…Portions of the central Shenandoah Valley and the Blue
Ridge Mountains.

* WHEN…From Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact evening commute Thursday as well as
the morning commute Friday. Snow covered and slippery roads
are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
320 AM EST Wed Jan 5 2022

Alleghany VA-Bath-Rockbridge
Including the cities of Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Lexington, and Buena Vista
320 AM EST Wed Jan 5 2022

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
inches possible.

* WHERE…Alleghany VA, Bath and Rockbridge Counties.

* WHEN…From Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Wind
chills in the single digits could result in hypothermia if
precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Northwest winds will gusts upwards of 20 to
30 mph along the ridges Friday morning into Friday afternoon.

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.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at www.weather.gov/blacksburg.

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