Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 3:52 PM EST on February 9, 2016, expires at: 7:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday...
  • locations...from the North Carolina mountains...north into the mountain Empire of southwest Virginia...and into the Greenbrier valley and Alleghany Highlands.
  • Hazard types...accumulating snow showers...blowing snow and wind chills.
  • Accumulations...additional snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches...mainly on western slopes.
  • Timing...through Wednesday night.
  • Impacts...untreated roads will be snow covered and slick. Visibilities could be reduced at times in heavier snow showers or blowing snow...especially in the higher elevations.
  • Winds...west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph by Wednesday evening.
  • Temperatures...lows tonight 10 to 20. Highs on Wednesday in the upper teens to lower 20s.
  • Wind chills...5 below to 20 below zero Wednesday night. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the National Weather Service via email at rnk.Skywarn@noaa.Gov or at phone number 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.




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