Winter Weather Advisory Parts of Roanoke/Lynchburg Area

 

Winter Weather Advisory

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.

VAZ018>020-023-024-034-035-170515-

/O.NEW.KRNK.WW.Y.0014.190217T1400Z-190218T0000Z/

Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Bedford-Amherst-

Including the cities of New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington,

Hot Springs, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, and Amherst

410 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM EST

SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a

light glaze expected, up to two-tenths of an inch on the

highest ridges.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west

central Virginia.

* WHEN...From 9 AM to 7 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.

Winter Weather Advisory

title

Content Goes Here