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Winter Weather Advisory for Watauga & Ashe – Tuesday November 15, 2022

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Last Updated on November 15, 2022 4:58 am

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
453 AM EST Tue Nov 15 2022

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-WVZ042>044-507-508-152200-
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0014.221115T1000Z-221115T2200Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-
Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
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,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Bluefield,
Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood,
Duo, and Rainelle
453 AM EST Tue Nov 15 2022

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON…

  • WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
    less than one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of
    an inch.
  • WHERE…Portions of northwest North Carolina, southwest and
    west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.
  • WHEN…From 5 AM to 5 PM EST Tuesday.
  • IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions, mainly on bridges.
    The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Most roads will remain well above
    freezing, but use extra caution on bridges, overpasses, and
    walkways which may freeze faster.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow…sleet…or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery 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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