Winter Weather Advisory Along the Blueridge

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Freezing rain along the Blue Ridge and in the Shenadoah Valley today. Temperatures will drop to freezing as rain associated with a large low pressure system spreads across the area this morning.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Freezing rain. Ice accumulations of a light glaze to two tenths of an inch.

* WHERE…Floyd, Roanoke, Patrick, Franklin and Bedford Counties mainly around Bent Mountain and along the Blue Ridge Parkway toward Meadows of Dan.

* WHEN…Until 6 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS…Very slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges are possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Icing in the trees may bring down branches and tree limbs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Prepare for possible power outages.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.