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 Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch  Statement as of 3:09 PM EST on February 7, 2016


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am to 6 PM EST
Monday...
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Monday evening through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 7 am to 6 PM
EST Monday. A Winter Storm Watch has also been issued. This Winter
Storm Watch is in effect from Monday evening through Thursday
morning.

* Locations... western slope counties from parts of southeast West
Virginia south across southwest Virginia including the high
country of northwest North Carolina.

* Hazard types... snow and snow showers.

* Accumulations... 2 to 3 inches Monday followed by additional
heavier accumulations through midweek especially along the
higher western slopes.

* Timing... snow arriving Monday morning with added periodic
heavier snow showers through early Thursday.

* Impacts... roads will become snow covered and slick Monday and
remain hazardous with additional snowfall during the week.

* Temperatures... in the 30s Monday and teens to 20s the rest of
the week.

* Wind chills... as cold as 5 to 20 below zero Wednesday night.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities... and use caution while driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.







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