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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
410 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Freezing Rain Expected on Sunday...

.An area of low pressure will move eastward through the Ohio
Valley on Sunday. A swath of precipitation will overspread the
region from southwest to northeast ahead of this system. Freezing
rain is likely primarily along the higher elevation along the
Interstate-64 corridor, south into New River Valley of Virginia,
and south into the Northern Mountains of North Carolina. A brief
period of sleet is possible before the freezing rain starts over
parts of southeast West Virginia, and neighboring sections of
southwest Virginia. As the day progresses, warmer air will allow
for a transition to plain rain from southwest to northeast.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-170515-

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
410 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM EST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a
light glaze expected, up to one-tenth of an inch on the highest
ridges.

* WHERE...In Virginia, Grayson County. In North Carolina, Ashe,
Alleghany NC and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN...From 1 AM to 1 PM EST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Most of the ice accretion will be on
elevated surfaces.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down
and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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