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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:02 PM EDT on October 30, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on November 01, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 PM Friday to 8 PM EDT
Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 8 PM
Friday to 8 PM EDT Saturday. The Winter Storm Watch has been
upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning.

* Locations... higher elevations of the North Carolina mountains
and far southwestern Virginia.

* Hazard types... heavy snow for higher elevations.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.

* Timing... Friday evening through Saturday evening.

* Impacts... locally heavy snow... in addition to strong winds...
will down some trees and cause power outages. Roads will become
slick at higher elevations.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Temperatures... lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s Friday night.
Highs in the mid to upper 30s on Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





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