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Winter Storm Watch for Watauga, Ashe & Wilkes – January 15-17, 2022

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Last Updated on January 14, 2022 6:00 am

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, Roanoke, Salem, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Martinsville,
Danville, South Boston, and Bluefield
351 AM EST Fri Jan 14 2022

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING…

  • WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
    accumulations of 5 to 12 inches across the mountains and ice
    accumulations of around two tenths of an inch across portions of
    the Piedmont are possible.
  • WHERE…Portions of south central, southwest and west central
    Virginia, north central and northwest North Carolina and
    southeast West Virginia.
  • WHEN…From late Saturday night through Monday morning.
  • IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The
    hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at www.weather.gov/blacksburg.

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