Bland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 7:23 PM EST on March 05, 2015

...Slick roads due to areas of ice overnight...

As most precipitation has ended...temperatures have quickly dropped below freezing this evening. This will allow areas of residual slush and water to refreeze into ice overnight making for slippery conditions on roads and sidewalks through early Friday morning. Anyone planning to venture out should be alert for areas of ice especially near bridges and overpasses as well as along secondary roads.

Local Storm Report

03/05/2015 1225 PM

Rocky Gap, Bland County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.

Mix to snow

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:55 PM EST on March 05, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 15 hours 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

Virginia

...Alleghany County... 4 E Covington City 6.0 433 PM 3/05 trained spotter 1 SSE Jordan Mines 3.0 100 PM 3/05 public

...Amherst County... Sardis 5.5 600 PM 3/05 public Monroe 5.3 430 PM 3/05 trained spotter 4 ENE Forks of buffa 3.5 305 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet 5 N Amherst 1.0 148 PM 3/05 public

...Appomattox County... 2 N Oakville 2.3 627 PM 3/05 public

...Bath County... Warm Springs 7.5 300 PM 3/05 law enforcement 2 NNW Millboro 6.0 520 PM 3/05 trained spotter Millboro 3.0 1234 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...Bedford County... Big Island 4.0 621 PM 3/05 public Bedford 3.0 400 PM 3/05 snow fell in 4 hours 5 NW Lynchburg airpo 2.5 900 PM 3/05 report from wset Goodview 1.8 836 PM 3/05 trained spotter Forest 1.5 502 PM 3/05 trained spotter 4 NNW Forest 1.5 509 PM 3/05 trained spotter 8 N Bedford 0.8 1245 PM 3/05 half inch per hour

...Bland County... Rocky Gap 1.5 1225 PM 3/05 mix to snow

...Botetourt County... 5 W Fincastle 4.0 410 PM 3/05 public Fincastle 4.0 639 PM 3/05 public Buchanan 3.5 415 PM 3/05 snow fell in 3 hours Eagle Rock 2.0 135 PM 3/05 public

...Buckingham County... 7 N Dillwyn 3.8 715 PM 3/05 trained spotter Buckingham 3.1 611 PM 3/05 law enforcement 2 NNE Bent Creek 2.0 646 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet 3 NE Wingina 1.8 210 PM 3/05 public 4 ENE Bent Creek 1.8 247 PM 3/05 snow changed to sleet 2 se Toga 1.0 735 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet

...City of Buena Vista... Buena Vista City 6.0 300 PM 3/05 snow fell in 4 hours

...City of Lexington... Lexington City 6.0 217 PM 3/05 public

...City of Lynchburg... NW Lynchburg City 0.5 211 PM 3/05 sleet/snow mix 4 NNW Lynchburg airp 0.1 1245 PM 3/05 public

...City of Roanoke... 2 NW Roanoke mountai 2.8 937 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet Roanoke 1.9 900 PM 3/05 report from wdbj

...Craig County... Simmonsville 5.0 820 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet

...Floyd County... 4 ENE Alum Ridge 0.1 157 PM 3/05 sleet/freezing rain mix

...Franklin County... Boones Mill 1.0 341 PM 3/05 snow fell in 3 hours

...Giles County... Newport 4.3 209 PM 3/05 2.3 since 1230pm 1 ENE Pearisburg 2.0 252 PM 3/05 includes 0.6 sleet 1 NNE Pembroke 1.2 615 PM 3/05 trained spotter Narrows 1.0 1210 PM 3/05 public

...Montgomery County... 2 S Blacksburg 4.2 700 PM 3/05 NWS office 1 NE Laurel Ridge 4.0 810 PM 3/05 trained spotter 3 NE Christiansburg 3.5 315 PM 3/05 accumulation in 4 hours 5 NNE Blacksburg 3.5 402 PM 3/05 NWS employee 3 NNW Blacksburg 3.3 325 PM 3/05 trained spotter Christiansburg 3.0 130 PM 3/05 public 2 NE Blacksburg 3.0 206 PM 3/05 NWS employee 1 WNW Blacksburg 3.0 310 PM 3/05 mix of snow and sleet Clover Valley 3.0 210 PM 3/05 still snowing 1 NNE Merrimac 1.6 1258 PM 3/05 NWS office Shawsville 1.0 124 PM 3/05 trained spotter 4 NNE Blacksburg 1.0 126 PM 3/05 public 1 SSE Graysontown 0.7 300 PM 3/05 also light glaze of ice

...Patrick County... Meadows of Dan 0.5 700 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet 7 W Bassett 0.3 645 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet/fzra

...Pulaski County... Draper 0.8 245 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet 2 S Snowville 0.7 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter Pulaski 0.3 111 PM 3/05 in 30 minutes

...Roanoke County... 3 N Salem city 2.8 530 PM 3/05 public 3 W Poages Mill 2.2 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter 1 W Kings Forest 1.9 228 PM 3/05 changed back to sleet 1 E Vinton 1.5 238 PM 3/05 public 3 ESE Cave Spring 1.5 302 PM 3/05 newspaper Bonsack 1.0 204 PM 3/05 broadcast media

...Rockbridge County... 4 SW Rockbridge Bath 6.0 445 PM 3/05 trained spotter Rockbridge Baths 5.0 145 PM 3/05 trained spotter Raphine 4.0 125 PM 3/05 public 2 N Buena Vista City 2.5 240 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...Tazewell County... Tazewell 1.0 1245 PM 3/05 mix of snow and sleet

West Virginia

...Greenbrier County... Crawley 5.5 855 PM 3/05 includes 1.5 in. Sleet 2 N Lewisburg 5.3 712 PM 3/05 public Maxwelton 5.0 705 PM 3/05 Emergency Mngr 2 E Trout 4.5 310 PM 3/05 public Rupert 3.0 1132 am 3/05 public 1 se Alderson 3.0 131 PM 3/05 public 6 WNW Falling Spring 2.5 1210 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...Mercer County... Princeton 5.5 400 PM 3/05 law enforcement Bluefield 3.8 1233 PM 3/05 public Athens 3.0 224 PM 3/05 public

...Monroe County... Union 6.0 330 PM 3/05 law enforcement Pickaway 5.3 930 PM 3/05 public

...Summers County... Hinton 5.0 415 PM 3/05 law enforcement

***********************storm total ice***********************

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

Virginia

...Bedford County... Bedford 0.10 1211 PM 3/05 just changed to sleet

...Floyd County... check 0.10 1210 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...Giles County... Narrows 0.10 1116 am 3/05 public

...Pulaski County... 2 S Snowville 0.10 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter Draper 0.10 1115 am 3/05 public

West Virginia

...Greenbrier County... Crawley 0.05 704 am 3/05 dept of highways

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