Winter Weather Advisory:
Issued at: 4:13 am EST on March 4, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015
- ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 7 PM EST Thursday... The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain...sleet and snow...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 7 PM EST Thursday.
- Locations...areas along and west of the Blue Ridge...south of the Interstate 64 corridor.
- Hazard types...freezing rain...sleet and snow.
- Accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts...along with areas of icing where ice may become up to a tenth of an inch thick.
- Timing...rain will change to freezing rain and sleet after midnight Thursday...then change to mainly snow after sunrise Thursday.
- Impacts...snow and sleet will cover the roads leading to hazardous travel conditions.
- Winds...northwest 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
- Temperatures...in the lower 30s. 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.