Botetourt County, VA
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Winter Storm Warning
VAZ019-020-023-024-WVZ042>044-507-508-051800-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-
EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...
HOT SPRINGS...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...BLUEFIELD...
HINTON...HIX...UNION
450 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...EAST TO THE SOUTHERN
SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SLEET...SNOW AND ICE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG WITH
UP TO TWO TENTHS INCH OF ICE. LOCALLY HIGHER SNOW AND SLEET
AMOUNTS IN WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BETWEEN 4AM
AND 11AM. SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BETWEEN
8AM AND 1PM.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...SLEET AND ICE WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER TEENS TO THE UPPER 20S BY
LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE
OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW...SLEET OR ICE AMOUNTS 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 ARE ALSO WELCOME ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR TWITTER FEED
@NWSBLACKSBURG.

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