- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA

349 PM EST THU JAN 23 2014

…VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS

EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

.GUSTY WINDS AND FALLING TEMPERATURES ON THE BACKSIDE OF A

DEPARTING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE THE TREND OF ANOTHER NIGHT

AND MORNING OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS. READINGS TONIGHT INTO

TOMORROW WILL BE COLDER THAN THOSE OF WEDNESDAY NIGHT…AND COVER

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>012-015-018>020-WVZ044-045-240500-

/O.NEW.KRNK.WC.W.0002.140124T0500Z-140124T1700Z/

/O.EXT.KRNK.WC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-140124T0500Z/

ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-

GRAYSON-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-MONROE-GREENBRIER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…SPARTA…BOONE…

TAZEWELL…MARION…BLAND…PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…

INDEPENDENCE…WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…NEW CASTLE…

CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…HOT SPRINGS…UNION…LEWISBURG…

QUINWOOD…DUO…RAINELLE

349 PM EST THU JAN 23 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT…

…WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST

FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND

CHILL WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON

EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…PARTS OF SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA…THE HIGHER PARTS

OF THE NEW RIVER AND MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGIONS OF SOUTHWEST

VIRGINIA…AND THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARD TYPES…DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO…LOWEST VALUES ALONG

THE RIDGE TOPS.

* TIMING…COLDEST READINGS BETWEEN 400 AM AND 900 AM FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…FROSTBITE. EXPOSED SKIN CAN BE SUBJECT TO FROSTBITE

IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…2 BELOW TO 21 ABOVE ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS

WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN

FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND

GLOVES.

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND

STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS

WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS

ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

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NCZ003-004-019-020-VAZ022>024-032>035-045-240500-

/O.EXB.KRNK.WC.Y.0005.140124T0500Z-140124T1700Z/

SURRY-STOKES-WILKES-YADKIN-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-

FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…DOBSON…DANBURY…WILKESBORO…

YADKINVILLE…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…

BUENA VISTA…STUART…ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…AMHERST…

LYNCHBURG

349 PM EST THU JAN 23 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON

EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND

CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON

EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…INTERSTATE I-81 CORRIDOR AROUND AND NORTH OF ROANOKE

VIRGINIA…WESTERN PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA…NORTH CAROLINA

FOOTHILLS AND WESTERN PIEDMONT.

* HAZARD TYPES…DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…ZERO TO TEN BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING…COLDEST READINGS BETWEEN 400 AM AND 900 AM FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…FROSTBITE. EXPOSED SKIN CAN BE SUBJECT TO FROSTBITE

IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…5 TO 19 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS

WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN

FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND

GLOVES.

&&

$$

Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Jan 23 2014 3:49PM EST

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