Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
930 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY SUNDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NEW ENGLAND...WILL WEDGE SOUTH ALONG
THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS TONIGHT HELPING TO MAINTAIN
COLD TEMPERATURES INTO SUNDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
COMBINE WITH MOISTURE FLOWING NORTH FROM THE CAROLINAS TO RESULT
IN A WINTRY MIXTURE OF PRECIPITATION LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN ARE ALL
POSSIBLE AS THE MOISTURE INTERACTS WITH THE COLDER AIR OVER THE
AREA.

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BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...
RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...NEW CASTLE...
CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...
HIX...UNION
930 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM
EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...GREENBRIER VALLEY...ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS AND NEW
  RIVER VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING
  RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION AROUND AN
  INCH...WITH A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH 7 PM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE WILL
  ALSO COAT ELEVATED OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES...POWERLINES...AND
  VEHICLES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER AND MID 20S...THEN CLIMBING INTO
  THE LOWER 30S SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS 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.

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