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AP-NC--KRNK-NC Winter Storm Warning, NC

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 26, 2013 at 8:47 am •  Published: March 25, 2013
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WWUS41 KRNK 261347

WSWRNK

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA

947 AM EDT TUE MAR 26 2013

...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

.UNSEASONABLY COLD NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.

NCZ001-018-VAZ007-015-WVZ042-043-045-261800-

/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-130326T1800Z/

ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-GRAYSON-MERCER-SUMMERS-GREENBRIER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...TAZEWELL...

INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...BLUEFIELD...

HINTON...HIX...LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE

947 AM EDT TUE MAR 26 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS

AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM WESTERN GREENBRIER

COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA...SOUTHWARD THROUGH BLUEFIELD AND MOUNT

ROGERS...AND INTO THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARD TYPES...PERIODS OF HEAVY AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN THE

HIGHEST ELEVATIONS WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH PERIODIC

BREAKS WILL OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

STRONG...GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER STORM WARNING IS FOR PERSISTENT ACCUMULATING SNOW AND

BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. TRAVEL WILL

BE HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN TERRAIN. IF YOU MUST

TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR

VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT

PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER

INFORMATION...VISIT US ON THE WEB AT HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR

AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV.

&&

$$

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Tue Mar 26 2013 9:47AM EDT


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