Alleghany, VA

3:15 PM EST on March 05, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Winter Storm Warning, Special Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 1270 ft 37.83 °N, 80.00 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

Snow
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30.5 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
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1.0
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 1.0 mph

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6:46 AM 6:17 PM
Full, 100% visible
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1200 ft
Scattered Clouds 1700 ft
Overcast 3600 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLWB 051955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT012 SCT017 OVC036 M02/M04 A3006 RMK AO2 P0001 T10211041

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Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1200 ft
Scattered Clouds 1700 ft
Overcast 3600 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLWB 051955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT012 SCT017 OVC036 M02/M04 A3006 RMK AO2 P0001 T10211041

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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 1:30 PM EST on March 05, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... southeast West Virginia... east to the southern
Shenandoah Valley.

* Hazard types... sleet and snow.

* Accumulations... additional of 1 to 4 inches this afternoon.
Storm total 2 to 8 inches.

* Timing... snow ending by early evening.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions... with snow covered
roads.

* Winds... north 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Temperatures... falling through the 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and sleet means severe
winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant
amounts of snow and sleet 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.

The public is encouraged to report snow... sleet or ice 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.

Reports are also welcome on our facebook Page or twitter feed
@nwsblacksburg.





Special Statement
Statement as of 2:50 PM EST on March 05, 2015

... Snow and sleet rapidly moving east this afternoon...

A mixture of snow and sleet... heavy at times continue to move east
across the region this afternoon. Snow rates up to 2 inches per
hour are still possible in heavier bands of snow in the east. The
back edge of the heaviest precipitation should move east of the
area by 4 PM.

Because of the periods of snow and sleet... travel difficulties
will continue this afternoon. Be prepared for slippery snow
covered roads and use caution while driving this afternoon.




113 PM EST Thu Mar 5 2015

... Heavy snow and sleet expected this afternoon...

A mixture of snow and sleet... heavy at times will spread east
across the region this afternoon. Snow rates up to 2 inches per
hour are possible in heavier bands. Visibility will be reduced
below one-quarter mile in heavy snow. Be prepared for slippery
snow covered roads... and use caution while driving this afternoon.