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Winter Weather Advisory:

Issued at: 1:30 PM EST on March 5, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015
  • ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...
  • locations...Roanoke and New River valley...southwest to the North Carolina mountains...and mountain Empire of southwest Virginia.
  • Hazard types...freezing rain...sleet and snow.
  • Accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation 1 to 5 inches... highest northwest of Interstate 81...and near the Blue Ridge between Roanoke and Hillsville.
  • Timing...through this afternoon...ending by early evening.
  • Impacts...snow and sleet will result in hazardous travel conditions.
  • Winds...north 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
  • Temperatures...dropping into the 20s. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. The public is encouraged to report snow...sleet or ice 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.For additional weather information...visit US on the web at http://www.Erh.NOAA.Gov or at http://weather.Gov. Reports are also welcome on our facebook Page or twitter feed @nwsblacksburg.

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