Winter Storm Warning:
Issued at: 2:22 PM EST on February 14, 2016, expires at: 12:00 PM EST on February 16, 2016
- ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon EST Tuesday...
- accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 10 inches along with ice accumulations between a tenth and one quarter of an inch. Highest ice totals along the Blue Ridge.
- Locations...areas of Virginia...West Virginia...and North Carolina from the Blue Ridge westward.
- Hazard types...snow...sleet and freezing rain.
- Timing...snow developing this evening continuing into Monday before changing to sleet and freezing rain Monday afternoon and Monday night.
- Impacts...hazardous travel due to snow and ice covered roads.
- Temperatures...single digits into the lower and mid 20s today... teens and 20s Monday...rising into the lower and mid 30s by Tuesday morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for snow...sleet...and ice means that significant accumulations of winter precipitation are expected. Travel will become dangerous to perhaps impossible in some areas. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... water...and a blanket in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts...ice accumulation or wind damage 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 can also be submitted to our facebook or twitter pages.