Winter Weather Advisory for Today

Winter Weather Advisory for Today 2* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 4 inches with locally higher amounts at higher elevations.

* WHERE…Portions of central, south central, southwest and west central Virginia and northwest North Carolina.

* WHEN…From 1 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The cold wind chills as low as 5 below zero could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Northwest winds will gusts up to 35 mph along the ridges Friday morning which will result in blowing snow and reduced visibilities.

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.