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Wind Chill Warning & Wind Chill Advisory for Watauga & Ashe – December 24, 2022

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Last Updated on December 24, 2022 6:38 am

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
346 AM EST Sat Dec 24 2022

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Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Bluefield, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg,
and White Sulphur Springs
346 AM EST Sat Dec 24 2022

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…
…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM
EST SUNDAY…

  • WHAT…For the Wind Chill Warning, dangerously cold wind
    chills. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero. For the Wind
    Chill Advisory, very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as
    low as 15 below zero.
  • WHERE…Portions of northwest North Carolina, southwest and
    west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.
  • WHEN…For the Wind Chill Warning, until 1 PM EST this
    afternoon. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 1 PM this
    afternoon to 1 PM EST Sunday.
  • IMPACTS…The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
    frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you
wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.

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