It's Official: Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Blacksburg VA344 PM EST Fri Jan 11 2019...

Snow to wintry mix expected this weekend....A storm system moving out of the mid-Mississippi Valley will affect a large part of the area with wintry weather, beginning Saturday and lasting into early Sunday night. Areas from the Interstate 64 corridor northward are expected to see predominantly snow, with snow mixing with some sleet and freezing rain near route 460, and mainly a mix of sleet and freezing rain further south. Greatest impact is expected Saturday night into Sunday morning. Lighter wintry precipitation will linger through Sunday night and continue to gradually taper off on Monday. 

VAZ013-014-017-022-033>035-045>047-120500-/O.UPG.KRNK.WS.A.0002.190112T1800Z-190114T0000Z//O.NEW.KRNK.WS.W.0002.190112T1800Z-190114T0000Z/Pulaski-Montgomery-Floyd-Roanoke-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Including the cities of Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Floyd,Roanoke, Salem, Rocky Mount, Amherst, Lynchburg, and Appomattox 344 PM EST Fri Jan 11 2019...

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...* 

WHAT...Snow expected, mixed with sleet or freezing rain at times.Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.* 

WHERE...Portions of Virginia mainly from route 460 northward.* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 7 PM EST Sunday.* 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Roads will become covered with snow and ice,creating hazardous travel conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

 
 
 

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