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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SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...
SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
930 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARD TYPES...MAINLY SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. A BRIEF PERIOD OF
  SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT THE ONSET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN ONE
  INCH. ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE LIKELY. THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS OF ICING WILL OCCUR ALONG AND EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
  MOUNTAINS.

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

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR TRAVEL.
  TREES AND POWERLINES WILL ALSO GET COATED WITH ICE WHICH COULD
  LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30. TEMPERATURES WILL
  SLOWLY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER AND MID 30S SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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