City of Salem County, VA
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Wind Chill Advisory
VAZ022>024-032>035-141215-
/O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.A.0003.160215T0000Z-160216T1700Z/
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST
1101 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. ONE TO TWO
TENTHS INCH OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE IN VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...VERY LOW WIND CHILLS INTO EARLY SUNDAY. SNOW
ALONG WITH A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW.

* TIMING...WIND CHILLS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW DEVELOPING
SUNDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING INTO MONDAY BEFORE CHANGING TO A
MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* IMPACTS...VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES WILL LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA
AND FROSTBITE IF NOT PROPERLY PROTECTED FROM THE COLD.
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...4 TO 22 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Watch
VAZ022>024-032>035-141215-
/O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.A.0003.160215T0000Z-160216T1700Z/
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST
1101 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. ONE TO TWO
TENTHS INCH OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE IN VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...VERY LOW WIND CHILLS INTO EARLY SUNDAY. SNOW
ALONG WITH A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW.

* TIMING...WIND CHILLS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW DEVELOPING
SUNDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING INTO MONDAY BEFORE CHANGING TO A
MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* IMPACTS...VERY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES WILL LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA
AND FROSTBITE IF NOT PROPERLY PROTECTED FROM THE COLD.
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...4 TO 22 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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