Watauga Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:00 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to noon EST Thursday... ...Winter Storm Warning is cancelled... ...Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has cancelled the Winter Storm Warning. The Winter Weather Advisory has been cancelled.

* Locations...high country of northwest North Carolina and Grayson County in Virginia.

* Hazard types...snow.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches overnight.

* Timing...snow will move back into the area this evening.

* Impacts...snow covered roads resulting in hazardous travel.

* Temperatures...lows in the upper 30s tonight.

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.

Local Storm Report

11/26/2014 1200 PM

Beech Mountain, Watauga County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

11/26/2014 1115 am

Boone, Watauga County.

Snow e1.0 inch, reported by public.

11/26/2014 0958 am

Valle Crucis, Watauga County.

Snow e2.0 inch, reported by public.

11/26/2014 0821 am

Vilas, Watauga County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by public.

4000 ft in elevation

11/26/2014 0615 am

Beech Mountain, Watauga County.

Snow e4.0 inch, reported by law enforcement.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 2:33 PM EST on November 26, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken as of 230 PM for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to those who provided reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

...Alleghany County... 3 S Sparta 3.8 1050 am 11/26 NWS employee Glade Valley 3.5 1230 PM 11/26 public Piney Creek 1.8 854 am 11/26 public

...Ashe County... 6 NW Lansing 2.2 902 am 11/26 cocorahs Glendale Springs 1.5 800 am 11/26 cocorahs Creston 1.1 800 am 11/26 cocorahs

...Watauga County... Beech Mountain 4.0 615 am 11/26 law enforcement Vilas 2.5 821 am 11/26 4000 ft in elevation Valle Crucis 2.0 958 am 11/26 public Boone 1.0 1115 am 11/26 public

Virginia

...Alleghany County... 4 E Covington 3.0 1133 am 11/26 trained spotter 4 E Covington City 1.5 748 am 11/26 cocorahs Clifton Forge 1.0 920 am 11/26 public

...Bath County... Warm Springs 4.0 1145 am 11/26 911 call center Millboro 1.5 740 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Bland County... 5 N Bland 3.0 1000 am 11/26 public Bland 2.0 939 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Botetourt County... Fincastle 1.5 953 am 11/26 public

...Carroll County... Hebron 4.9 1130 am 11/26 trained spotter Laurel Fork 3.0 1132 am 11/26 public Dugspur 2.5 1015 am 11/26 public 4 WNW Hillsville 1.5 917 am 11/26 public

...City of Covington... Covington 2.0 947 am 11/26 public

...City of Galax... Galax 2.5 955 am 11/26 public

...City of Lexington... Lexington 2.0 1159 am 11/26 public

...City of Radford... Radford 2.8 1119 am 11/26 trained spotter

...City of Roanoke... Chapel Forest 1.4 922 am 11/26 1500 feet in elevation Roanoke 0.1 950 am 11/26 wdbj7

...Craig County... 2 W Simmonsville 6.5 1250 PM 11/26 Johns Creek Mountain Simmonsville 2.0 846 am 11/26 public

...Floyd County... check 4.5 1256 PM 11/26 trained spotter 7 NW Floyd 4.4 1155 am 11/26 NWS employee Alum Ridge 3.0 911 am 11/26 trained spotter 2 SSW Terrys Fork 3.0 1037 am 11/26 public Copper Hill 2.3 814 am 11/26 broadcast media Floyd 2.0 837 am 11/26 public Willis 2.0 723 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Giles County... Mountain Lake 5.0 230 PM 11/26 public 3 S Eggleston 3.0 1150 am 11/26 trained spotter Pearisburg 1.0 146 PM 11/26 NWS employee Staffordsville 0.3 730 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Grayson County... Mount ROgers Summit 6.0 904 am 11/26 park service Independence 3.7 1129 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Montgomery County... 2 SSW Christiansburg 5.8 100 PM 11/26 NWS employee pilot 5.0 1231 PM 11/26 public Preston Forest 4.5 1131 am 11/26 public 1 ESE Christiansburg 4.0 1055 am 11/26 trained spotter Alleghany Springs 4.0 1231 PM 11/26 public 5 N Blacksburg 3.5 1026 am 11/26 Brush Mountain 3 S Christiansburg 2.5 1029 am 11/26 NWS employee Merrimac 2.5 1058 am 11/26 trained spotter Blacksburg 2.4 1022 am 11/26 NWS office Laurel Ridge 2.0 652 am 11/26 trained spotter 2 ENE Blacksburg 1.3 1238 PM 11/26 report FM social media 1 NNW Meadow Brook 1.3 835 am 11/26 public

...Patrick County... Meadows of Dan 3.8 1202 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Pulaski County... 2 S Snowville 6.1 1202 PM 11/26 trained spotter Pulaski 4.0 1113 am 11/26 trained spotter Draper 3.6 948 am 11/26 public Snowville 3.6 912 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Roanoke County... 3 ESE Cave Spring 2.5 1229 PM 11/26 newspaper Glenvar 1.3 754 am 11/26 public Vinton 1.2 1242 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Rockbridge County... Raphine 4.0 1205 PM 11/26 public Vesuvius 3.0 215 PM 11/26 Post office 3 SW Rockbridge Bath 1.5 1200 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Smyth County... Sugar Grove 3.5 1028 am 11/26 public Marion 1.6 147 PM 11/26 public

...Tazewell County... Burkes Garden 1.6 723 am 11/26 co-op observer Richlands 1.0 817 am 11/26 public Maiden Spring 0.5 756 am 11/26 public

...Wythe County... Rural Retreat 3.0 951 am 11/26 public Wytheville 2.5 955 am 11/26 trained spotter

West Virginia

...Greenbrier County... Organ Cave 5.0 1228 PM 11/26 public Friars Hill 3.0 937 am 11/26 trained spotter Maxwelton 3.0 1027 am 11/26 Emergency Mngr Williamsburg 2.0 756 am 11/26 public 3 E McRoss 2.0 738 am 11/26 co-op observer White Sulphur Spring 1.0 739 am 11/26 co-op observer Lewisburg 1.0 727 am 11/26 co-op observer Renick 1.0 714 am 11/26 public

...Mercer County... Glenwood 4.0 1059 am 11/26 public Athens 3.0 924 am 11/26 trained spotter Princeton 3.0 1227 PM 11/26 trained spotter 5 N Athens 2.0 726 am 11/26 public Flat Top 2.0 754 am 11/26 public

...Monroe County... 4 N Peterstown 4.0 1112 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Summers County... Jumping Branch 3.0 1126 am 11/26 Post office Hinton 1.5 1159 am 11/26 public