Amherst County, VA
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Winter Storm Warning
VAZ032>035-142000-
/O.CAN.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.UPG.KRNK.WS.A.0003.160215T0000Z-160216T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KRNK.WS.W.0003.160214T2100Z-160216T1700Z/
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST
801 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON EST TUESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON EST TUESDAY.
THE WIND CHILL WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH A WINTER STORM WARNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES
ALONG WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF TWO-TENTHS INCH OR LESS.

* LOCATIONS...NEAR AND ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS OF VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...BECOMING MIXED
WITH AND CHANGING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

* 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 AND TEENS THIS MORNING INTO THE 20S
BY AFTERNOON...TEENS INTO THE 20S MONDAY...RISING INTO THE LOWER
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.


&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
VAZ025>027-029-030-036-037-503-504-507-508-WVZ055-501-502-505-506-
150315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0003.160215T0200Z-160216T1500Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-
CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
213 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. AROUND A QUARTER
INCH OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
MONDAY BEFORE CHANGING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO RAIN TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES..IN THE TEENS TONIGHT...RISING INTO THE UPPER 20S
AND LOWER 30S MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE
INTO THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY ROADS AND TRAVEL
WILL BE DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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