Weather Bulletin : Various Winter / Wind Advisories In Effect Across Blue Ridge Area

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Northern Virginia Blue Ridge (Including Skyline Drive & Big Meadows)
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation
expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice
accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an inch. For the Wind
Chill Watch, dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills
as low as 30 below zero.

* WHERE…Northern Virginia Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 2 AM to 3 PM EST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday morning
through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
winds could cause extensive damage to trees and power lines.
Have a plan to protect you, your pets, livestock, and other
property that are sensitive to extreme cold conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Augusta-Rockingham-
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations around a coating to an inch in the valleys with
1 to 3 inches along the ridges above 2,000 feet. Ice
accumulation ranging from around a trace to a tenth of an inch
in the valleys with around a tenth to a quarter inch along the
ridges.

* WHERE…Augusta and Rockingham Counties.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to 3 PM EST Thursday. Precipitation will most
likely begin as a wintry mix between 2 AM and 5 AM overnight.
Precipitation will change to mostly freezing rain late
Thursday morning before ending as a period of rain later
Thursday afternoon into Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning commute along with holiday
travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Central Virginia Blue Ridge (Including the BRP & Wintergreen Resort)
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation.
Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches and ice
accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an inch. For the Wind
Chill Watch, dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills
as low as 35 below zero.

* WHERE…Central Virginia Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 2 AM to 3 PM EST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday morning
through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
winds could cause extensive damage to trees and power lines.
Have a plan to protect you, your pets, livestock, and other
property that are sensitive to extreme cold conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet
accumulations less than an inch. Ice accumulation around a
trace to a tenth of an inch.

* WHERE…Nelson, Albemarle and Greene Counties.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to noon EST Thursday. Precipitation will
overspread the area as a wintry mix between 2 AM and 4 AM
overnight. Precipitation will change to rain that will freeze
on elevated surfaces Thursday morning before changing to all
rain Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning commute along with holiday
travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Surry-Wilkes-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-
Bedford-Amherst
Including the cities of Dobson, Wilkesboro, Roanoke, Salem,
Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford,
and Amherst
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation.
Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice
accumulations of a light glaze. For the Wind Chill Watch,
dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills as low as
20 below zero.

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

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 1 PM EST this
afternoon. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday afternoon
through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches. The cold wind chills
could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
355 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-
Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-
Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-
Amherst-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-
Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, 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, Bedford, Amherst, Bluefield, Flat Top,
Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson,
Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
355 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 PM EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

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

* WHEN…From 3 AM to 10 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds could cause extensive damage to trees and
power lines.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Central Virginia Blue Ridge (Includes the BRP & Wintergreen Resort)
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation.
Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches and ice
accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an inch. For the Wind
Chill Watch, dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills
as low as 35 below zero.

* WHERE…Central Virginia Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 2 AM to 3 PM EST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday morning
through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
winds could cause extensive damage to trees and power lines.
Have a plan to protect you, your pets, livestock, and other
property that are sensitive to extreme cold conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

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Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
253 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation
expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice
accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an inch. For the Wind
Chill Watch, dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills
as low as 30 below zero.

* WHERE…Northern Virginia Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 2 AM to 3 PM EST
Thursday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday morning
through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Strong
winds could cause extensive damage to trees and power lines.
Have a plan to protect you, your pets, livestock, and other
property that are sensitive to extreme cold conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

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/O.EXT.KRNK.WC.A.0001.221223T1800Z-221224T1800Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-221222T1800Z/
Surry-Wilkes-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-
Bedford-Amherst-
Including the cities of Dobson, Wilkesboro, Roanoke, Salem,
Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford,
and Amherst
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation.
Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice
accumulations of a light glaze. For the Wind Chill Watch,
dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills as low as
20 below zero.

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

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 1 PM EST this
afternoon. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday afternoon
through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches. The cold wind chills
could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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 Blacksburg VA
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

NCZ004>006-020-VAZ043>047-058-059-221700-
/O.EXB.KRNK.WC.A.0001.221223T1800Z-221224T1800Z/
Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Yadkin-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-
Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of Danbury, Eden, Yanceyville, Yadkinville,
Martinsville, Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox, South Boston,
and Keysville
353 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

…WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills possible. Wind chills as
low as 5 below zero.

* WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest North Carolina
and central and south central Virginia.

* WHEN…From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if
precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
230 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Including the cities of Big Meadows and Wintergreen

230 AM EST Thu Dec 22 2022

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
possible.

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

* WHEN…From Friday morning through late Friday night.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Bitterly cold wind chills will be ongoing
during the time of this high wind event. It is essential to make
preparations now for extreme cold conditions with the potential
for loss of power.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

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