AP-NC--KRNK-NC Freeze Watch, NC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA

401 PM EDT SUN MAY 12 2013

...UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR ARRIVES FOR TONIGHT...

.A VAST AREA OF COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE

REGION TONIGHT. FREEZING AND SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE

EXPECTED OVER MOST OF THE MOUNTAINS COUNTIES...WITH FROST IN THE

VALLEYS AND OTHER SHELTERED AREAS.

NCZ018-VAZ011-019-020-WVZ042>045-130415-

/O.UPG.KRNK.FZ.A.0001.130513T0400Z-130513T1300Z/

/O.NEW.KRNK.FZ.W.0001.130513T0400Z-130513T1300Z/

WATAUGA-GILES-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-GREENBRIER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE...PEARISBURG...CLIFTON FORGE...

COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...

UNION...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE

401 PM EDT SUN MAY 12 2013

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EDT

MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A FREEZE

WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EDT

MONDAY. THE FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...MOST OF SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA...PARTS OF THE NEW

RIVER AND SOUTHERN SHENENDOAH VALLEY OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND

WATAUGA COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES. AREAS OF FROST.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO AROUND FREEZING.

* TIMING...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND

PERSIST THROUGH DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...NEW GROWTH ON PLANTS OR SENSITIVE PLANTS MAY BE

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