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Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10pm – Sunday January 31, 2021

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Last Updated on January 31, 2021 11:26 am

UPDATE – Winter Storm Warning is cancelled as of 11:03am.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
534 AM EST Sun Jan 31 2021

…Winter Storm Conditions Today…

.A winter storm is impacting the region with a wintry mix of
snow, sleet, and freezing rain. This wintry mess will make travel
difficult and dangerous.

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
534 AM EST Sun Jan 31 2021

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation. Total snow accumulations of 3
    to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.
  • WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson County. In North Carolina,
    Alleghany NC, Watauga and Ashe Counties.
  • WHEN…Until 10 PM EST Sunday.
  • IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Temperatures remaining below freezing this
    morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Please report snow, sleet or ice accumulations via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov or by calling the National Weather Service
toll free at…1…866…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Leave a message with
your observation and the specific location where it occurred. You
can also post your report to National Weather Service Blacksburg
Facebook page and on Twitter.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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