Galax, VA

2:40 PM EST on February 12, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Galax, VA
Elevation: 2421 ft
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Active Advisory: Wind Chill Advisory, Special Statement Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 2421 ft 36.66 °N, 80.93 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Overcast
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28.8 °F
Feels Like 29 °F
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2.2
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 3.8 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 29 °F
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 65%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 6:00 PM
Waxing Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KHLX 121935Z AUTO 21007KT 7SM -SN OVC019 M02/M05 A2991 RMK AO2 T10181055
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1900 ft
Windchill 29 °F
Dew Point 18 °F
Humidity 65%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 6:00 PM
Waxing Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KHLX 121935Z AUTO 21007KT 7SM -SN OVC019 M02/M05 A2991 RMK AO2 T10181055

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Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 2:39 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening
to 10 am EST Sunday...

* locations... areas of Virginia... West Virginia... and North
Carolina from the Blue Ridge westward.

* Hazard types... strong gusty winds... and very low wind chills.

* Wind chill readings... 5 to 15 below zero.

* Timing... tonight through Sunday morning.

* Impacts... very low wind chill values may lead to hypothermia
and frostbite.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 50 or 55 mph.

* Temperatures... teens to single digits.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.




Special Statement
Issued: 1:22 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service


... Light snow to fall this afternoon...

Snow showers will continues at times through mid afternoon... with
accumulations of a dusting to half inch possible. While
accumulations will be light... roads may still become
slick... especially untreated secondary roads. Use caution if
traveling... slow down and allow yourself extra time to get to your
destination.