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Winter Weather Advisory for Monday, February 7, 2022

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Last Updated on February 7, 2022 1:49 pm

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
828 AM EST Mon Feb 7 2022

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd,
and Rocky Mount
828 AM EST Mon Feb 7 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

  • WHAT…A wintry mixture of freezing rain and sleet is likely
    this morning. A light glaze of ice is expected in addition to a
    light accumulation of sleet.
  • WHERE…Portions of southwest and west central Virginia and
    northwest North Carolina.
  • WHEN…Until 1 PM EST this afternoon.
  • IMPACTS…Very slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges are
    possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning
    commute.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Multiple vehicle accidents have been
    reported across Watauga Co. this morning. Current US Hwy 421
    remains closed due to the icy conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving.

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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