Winter Storm Watch:
Issued at: 2:30 PM EST on February 13, 2016, expires at: 12:00 PM EST on February 16, 2016
- ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning... The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning.
- Locations...foothills and Piedmont of northwest North Carolina into Southside Virginia.
- Hazard types...snow...sleet and freezing rain.
- Accumulations...2 to 5 inches of snow and sleet. Around a tenth of an inch of ice.
- Timing...snow developing Sunday night before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and some freezing rain Monday afternoon into early Tuesday.
- Impacts...travel will become hazardous Sunday night into early Tuesday.
- Temperatures...in the 20s to around 30. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.