Rockingham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 10:35 AM EST on March 01, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... along and east of the Blue Ridge mountains.

* Hazard types... patchy freezing rain and sleet this morning.

* Accumulations... sleet accumulation of less than one inch.
Around one tenth of an inch of ice likely with locally higher
totals in strips. The highest amounts of icing will occur from
the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge into the Piedmont sections
in Virginia.

* Timing... into the afternoon.

* Impacts... untreated roads will become hazardous for travel.
Trees and powerlines will also get coated with ice which could
lead to power outages.

* Winds... east less than 10 mph.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s to around 30. Temperatures will
slowly climb into the lower and mid 30s this afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This Winter Weather Advisory means that a period of sleet and
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.





Record Report
Statement as of 10:32 am EST on February 28, 2015

... Record low temperatures for February 28...

The low temperature this morning at Bluefield West Virginia was 9
degrees... which sets a new record low temperature for this date.
The old record was 10 degrees from 2002. Records for Bluefield
date back to 1959.

The low temperature this morning at Lewisburg West Virginia was 3
degrees... which sets a new record low temperature for this date.
The old record was 6 degrees from 2014. Records for Lewisburg date
back to 1973.


Local Storm Report


03/01/2015 0652 am

2 miles SSE of Bethany, Rockingham County.

Freezing rain e0.01 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/01/2015 0645 am

Reidsville, Rockingham County.

Freezing rain e0.01 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/01/2015 0645 am

Reidsville, Rockingham County.

Freezing rain e0.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.




Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:26 am EST on March 01, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 25
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to those who provided reports. This summary is also
available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

West Virginia

... Greenbrier County...
   Lewisburg 1.0 1001 am 3/01 dept of highways
   Crawley 0.5 1016 am 3/01 dept of highways

... Monroe County...
   Union 0.1 1031 am 3/01 911 call center


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Virginia

... Alleghany County...
   4 E Covington 0.1 700 am 3/01 cocorahs


***********************storm total ice***********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                          ice of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Caswell County...
   Yanceyville 0.01 659 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Rockingham County...
   2 SSE Bethany 0.01 652 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Reidsville 0.01 645 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Stokes County...
   King 0.10 715 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Yadkin County...
   Yadkinville 0.01 1024 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Boonville 0.01 1021 am 3/01 trained spotter
   2 N Yadkinville 0.01 1028 am 3/01 trained spotter

Virginia

... Bath County...
   Warm Springs 0.01 1051 am 3/01 911 call center

... Buckingham County...
   New Canton 0.01 1010 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Charlotte County...
   Charlotte Court Hous 0.01 959 am 3/01 Emergency Mngr

... City of Danville...
   Danville Airport 0.10 1037 am 3/01 law enforcement

West Virginia

... Mercer County...
   Bluefield 0.05 530 am 3/01 dept of highways

... Summers County...
   Hinton 0.10 600 am 3/01 dept of highways