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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 6:08 AM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 30, 2015


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EST this evening...

* locations... southwest Virginia... generally along and west of
the crest of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... very gusty winds.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts approaching 50 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds expected this afternoon.

* Impacts... trees... branches or power lines may be blown down.
Winds will make driving a challenge... especially for high
profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or wind
gusts of 46 to 57 mph... are expected. Winds this strong will
likely cause sporadic power outages and can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Unfastened
items such as garbage cans and lawn furniture should be moved
indoors.





Special Statement

Statement as of 8:27 AM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 9:45 AM EST on January 30, 2015


... Accumulating snow showers coupled with falling temperatures
and windy conditions this morning...

Light snow and flurries will increase in coverage this morning as
an area of heavier snow showers makes it way over the West
Virginia mountains. Between now and 1030 am... expected periods of
light snow with heavier snow showers. Accumulations will generally
be less than an inch across the New River and Greenbrier
valleys... with between 1 and 2 inches possible in the higher
elevations near the West Virginia and Virginia border... including
Bluefield. Upwards of 4 inches of snow is likely in the West
Virginia Highlands northwest of Lewisburg. These snow showers will
end... or taper back to just flurries for the afternoon.

In addition to the light accumulation of snow... it will be windy
with temperatures falling into the 20s. This will result in the
likelihood of the snow sticking to untreated surfaces... with
roads becoming slick and hazardous... and especially for those
counties near the Virginia... West Virginia border... and into The
Highlands of West Virginia. Winter weather advisories are in
effect for the West Virginia Highlands through mid-day.




712 am EST Fri Jan 30 2015

... Accumulating snow showers coupled with falling temperatures and
windy conditions this morning...

Light snow and flurries will increase in coverage this morning as
an area of heavier snow showers makes it way over the West
Virginia mountains. Between now and 10 am... expected periods of
light snow with heavier snow showers. Accumulations will generally
be less than an inch across the New River and Greenbrier
valleys... with between 1 and 2 inches possible in the higher
elevations near the West Virginia and Virginia border... including
Bluefield. Upwards of 4 inches of snow is likely in the West
Virginia Highlands northwest of Lewisburg. These snow showers
will end... or taper back to just flurries for the afternoon.

In addition to the light accumulation of snow... it will be windy
with temperatures falling into the 20s. This will result in the
likelihood of the snow sticking to untreated surfaces... with
roads becoming slick and hazardous... and especially for those
counties near the Virginia... West Virginia border... and into The
Highlands of West Virginia. Winter weather advisories are in
effect for the West Virginia Highlands through mid-day.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:25 AM EST on January 30, 2015


The following are unofficial snowfall observations taken this morning
across our region. Appreciation is extended to those who provided
reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Watauga County...
   1 se Beech Mountain 0.8 708 am 1/30 cocorahs

Virginia

... Bath County...
   Hot Springs 0.4 700 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Tazewell County...
   Burkes Garden 0.2 659 am 1/30 co-op observer

West Virginia

... Greenbrier County...
   White Sulphur Spring 0.5 720 am 1/30 co-op observer
   3 E McRoss 0.1 816 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Mercer County...
   Bluefield 0.4 658 am 1/30 co-op observer


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