Watauga

 Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch  Statement as of 11:01 PM EST on February 13, 2016


... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST Sunday...
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Tuesday morning...

* accumulations... 4 to 8 inches of snow and sleet along with a
tenth or two of ice.

* Locations... areas of Virginia... West Virginia... and North
Carolina from the Blue Ridge westward.

* Hazard types... very low wind chills. Snow... sleet and areas of
freezing rain especially near the Blue Ridge.

* Wind chill readings... as low as 10 below.

* Timing... wind chills through Sunday morning. Snow developing
Sunday evening... continuing into Monday before changing to a
mixture of sleet and freezing rain into early Tuesday.

* Impacts... very low wind chill values will lead to hypothermia
and frostbite if not properly protected from the cold.
Hazardous travel conditions Sunday night into Tuesday morning.

* 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.







 Record Report  Statement as of 12:21 am EST on February 14, 2016


... Record low temperature set at Bluefield WV...

The low temperature at Bluefield WV yesterday February 13th was
4 degrees... which is a new record low. This tied the old record of 4
degrees set in 1988. The normal low for February 13th is 29
degrees. Official records at Bluefield WV date back to 1959.



 Local Storm Report 



02/13/2016 0500 am

1 miles se of beech mountai, Watauga County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/13/2016 0500 am

1 miles se of beech mountai, Watauga County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/13/2016 0500 am

1 miles se of beech mountai, Watauga County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/13/2016 0700 am

4 miles NE of Blowing Rock, Watauga County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/13/2016 0700 am

4 miles NE of Blowing Rock, Watauga County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/13/2016 0700 am

4 miles NE of Blowing Rock, Watauga County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by cocorahs.





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