Amherst, VA (24521)

10:19 AM EST on March 04, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 712 ft 37.43 °N, 79.11 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

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47.3 °F
Feels Like 47 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 1.0 mph

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6:43 AM 6:12 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 99% visible
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 5500 ft
Windchill 47 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen 3.70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLYH 041454Z 00000KT 1SM R04/P6000FT -RA BR BKN008 BKN016 OVC055 09/09 A2996 RMK AO2 RAB00 SLP147 P0002 60002 T00890089 50017

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Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 5500 ft
Windchill 47 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen 3.70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLYH 041454Z 00000KT 1SM R04/P6000FT -RA BR BKN008 BKN016 OVC055 09/09 A2996 RMK AO2 RAB00 SLP147 P0002 60002 T00890089 50017

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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:13 AM EST on March 04, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to
7 PM EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for freezing rain... sleet and snow... which is in
effect from midnight tonight to 7 PM EST Thursday. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Locations... Amherst County.

* Hazard types... freezing rain... sleet and snow.

* Accumulations... snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches...
with locally higher amounts... especially near Skyline drive.
Icing amounts will be less than a tenth of an inch.

* Timing... rain will change to freezing rain and sleet after
midnight Thursday... then change to mainly snow after sunrise
Thursday.

* Impacts... snow and sleet will cover the roads leading to
hazardous travel conditions.

* Winds... north 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

* Temperatures... in the mid 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.






Special Statement
Statement as of 9:36 AM EST on March 04, 2015

... Areas of fog and rain expected into this afternoon...

Areas of fog will continue into this afternoon across the region.
Visibilities can drop below two miles at times in patchy dense
fog and rain... especially along Interstate 81 and Interstate 77.
Rain will continue across the region into this afternoon. Ponding
of water is possible in poor drainage and low lying areas.

Proceed with extra caution if traveling today. Use low beam
headlights... slow down and allow extra time to reach your
destination.



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936 am EST Wed Mar 4 2015

... Areas of fog and rain expected into this afternoon...

Areas of fog will continue into this afternoon across the region.
Visibilities can drop below two miles at times in patchy dense
fog and rain... especially along Interstate 81 and Interstate 77.
Rain will continue across the region into this afternoon. Ponding
of water is possible in poor drainage and low lying areas.

Proceed with extra caution if traveling today. Use low beam
headlights... slow down and allow extra time to reach your
destination.



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