Icy Patches Possible – NWS

From National Weather Service:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
946 AM EST THU NOV 17 2011

NCZ018-171700-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…BOONE
946 AM EST THU NOV 17 2011

…ICY PATCHES ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS THIS MORNING…

THE COMBINATION OF VERY LIGHT PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURES BELOW
FREEZING ESPECIALLY ABOVE 4000 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE ICY
SPOTS ON ROADWAYS INTO THIS AFTERNOON. SOME ADDED SNOW SHOWERS MAY
ALSO CAUSE SLICK SPOTS TO DEVELOP ELSEWHERE ACROSS WATAUGA COUNTY
AS TEMPERATURES FALL TO NEAR FREEZING BEHIND A COLD FRONT TO THE
EAST THIS MORNING. MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION IF
TRAVELLING ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND BE ALERT FOR SUDDEN
REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY IN FOG AND LOW CLOUDS AS WELL.

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