Winter Storm Watch:
Issued at: 3:09 PM EST on February 7, 2016, expires at: 7:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016
- ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from Monday evening through Thursday morning... The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Monday evening through Thursday morning.
- Locations...along and just west of the Blue Ridge mountains.
- Hazard types...snow showers.
- Accumulations...significant snow accumulations especially along higher west facing slopes.
- Timing...heavier snow showers Monday night through Wednesday night.
- Impacts...roads will become snow covered and slick.
- Temperatures...in the 20s to lower 30s.
- Wind chills...as cold as 5 to 15 below zero Wednesday night. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.