Winter Storm Watch Begins Late Saturday Night (Replaced See Latest Post)

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Via NWS : Expected snowfall totals for the area through Sunday afternoon. A couple of small pockets in the 6-8" range are possible. Check our alerts page for the absolute latest updates from NWS. Currents alerts are also shown at the top of he home page in red.
Via NWS : Expected snowfall totals for the area through Sunday afternoon. A couple of small pockets in the 6-8″ range are possible. Check our alerts page for the absolute latest updates from NWS. Currents alerts are also shown at the top of he home page in red.

These weather bulletins have been replaced and upgraded, here’s a link. 

WINTER STORM WATCH

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
350 AM EST Sat Feb 12 2022

Augusta-Nelson-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- (Including Wintergreen
& Montebello)
350 AM EST Sat Feb 12 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches is expected, with locally up to 8 inches possible.

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

* WHEN...From late tonight through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Plan on hazardous travel due to the potential for
  accumulating snow on roadways.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Precipitation arrives before midnight as a
  rain/snow mix before becoming all snow during the overnight
  hours. Snow could become heavy at times Sunday morning.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
341 AM EST Sat Feb 12 2022

VAZ024-035-121800-
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Rockbridge-Amherst-
Including the cities of Lexington, Buena Vista, and Amherst
341 AM EST Sat Feb 12 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

* WHERE...Rockbridge and Amherst Counties.

* WHEN...From late tonight through early Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could become difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light to occasionally moderate snow will
  develop after midnight tonight continuing through Sunday morning
  as colder air moves into the region while low pressure moves
  northward near the southeast and Mid-Atlantic coast. Snow
  accumulations in the valleys will generally be 2-4 inches while
  along the Blue Ridge near the Rockbridge/Amherst County line and
  along the Rockbridge/Bath/Alleghany County line snowfall amounts
  of 3 to 5 inches will be possible.

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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