Tazewell Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 10:19 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Saturday...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST Sunday...

* locations... along the western slopes from southeast West
Virginia and the mountain Empire of Virginia... to the Grayson
Highlands of Virginia and the mountains of North Carolina.

* Hazard types... snow and blowing snow... strong gusty winds...
and very low wind chills.

* Accumulations... another 1 to 3 inches with locally higher
amounts.

* Timing... snow showers continuing through tonight. Very low
wind chills tonight through Sunday morning.

* Impacts... snow and blowing snow creating slick roads and areas
of reduced visibility. Very low wind chill values may lead to
hypothermia and frostbite.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 or 55 mph...
   locally higher along the highest ridges across the North
Carolina mountains.

* Temperatures... teens to single digits.

* Wind chill readings... 5 to 15 below zero.

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 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.






Special Statement
Issued: 1:36 AM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service


... Heavier snow showers will create travel issues early this
morning...

Snow showers will be off and on over the mountains through the
morning. 1 to 2 inches of snow can be expected... mainly over the
western ridges. Some of the heavier bands will drop a quick inch
in less than an hour. With strong wind gusts... visibilities will
drop as low as 1 mile or less. With these conditions... travel will
be hazardous at times. Watch for rapid changes in weather
conditions when driving overnight.




136 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016


... Heavier snow showers will create travel issues early this
morning...

Snow showers will be off and on over the mountains through the
morning. 1 to 2 inches of snow can be expected... mainly over the
western ridges. Some of the heavier bands will drop a quick inch
in less than an hour. With strong wind gusts... visibilities will
drop as low as 1 mile or less. With these conditions... travel will
be hazardous at times. Watch for rapid changes in weather
conditions when driving overnight.



1207 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016

... Heavier snow showers will create travel issues early this
morning...

Narrow bands of snow showers will move across southwest Virginia
to the Blue Ridge. Some of the heavier bands will drop a quick
inch in less than an hour. With strong wind gusts... visibilities
will drop as low as 1 mile or less. With these conditions... travel
will be hazardous at times. Watch for rapid changes in weather
conditions when driving overnight.


1207 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016

... Heavier snow showers will create travel issues early this
morning...

Narrow bands of snow showers will move across southwest Virginia
to the Blue Ridge. Some of the heavier bands will drop a quick
inch in less than an hour. With strong wind gusts... visibilities
will drop as low as 1 mile or less. With these conditions... travel
will be hazardous at times. Watch for rapid changes in weather
conditions when driving overnight.