Wythe Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 7:25 AM EDT on November 01, 2014

...Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon EDT today...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect until noon EDT today.

* Locations...along the Interstate 77 corridor.

* Hazard types...wet snow.

* Accumulations...1 to 4 inches.

* Timing...mainly this morning.

* Impacts...wet snow will down some trees and cause power outages. Roads will become slick at higher elevations.

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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:32 am EDT on November 01, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 10 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

North Carolina

...Alleghany County... 4 SSW Sparta 3.8 805 am 11/01 cocorahs Ennice 2.0 717 am 11/01 public Sparta 2.0 708 am 11/01 law enforcement

...Ashe County... 1 ESE West Jefferson 5.3 908 am 11/01 public Fleetwood 4.5 845 am 11/01 via fb 3 SW Creston 2.5 800 am 11/01 cocorahs 3 SSW Grassy Creek 2.0 700 am 11/01 cocorahs

...Watauga County... 3 N Bethel 3.6 700 am 11/01 cocorahs 3 ENE Blowing Rock 3.0 730 am 11/01 cocorahs Valle Crucis 2.8 651 am 11/01 via twitter 4 NE Blowing Rock 2.5 700 am 11/01 cocorahs Boone 2.5 430 am 11/01 law enforcement 1 WSW Foscoe 1.1 650 am 11/01 cocorahs 5 E Boone 0.7 830 am 11/01 cocorahs

Virginia

...Bland County... Ceres 1.0 448 am 11/01 law enforcement Bland 0.5 450 am 11/01 law enforcement 3 SW Long Spur 0.5 749 am 11/01 trained spotter

...Carroll County... Hebron 2.5 716 am 11/01 trained spotter Fancy Gap 2.5 920 am 11/01 via twitter 6 N Galax 2.5 700 am 11/01 cocorahs Hillsville 2.0 815 am 11/01 Fire Dept/Rescue

...City of Galax... Galax 3.8 835 am 11/01 public

...Craig County... Simmonsville 0.1 800 am 11/01 via fb

...Floyd County... Willis 1.0 700 am 11/01 co-op observer Copper Hill 0.5 700 am 11/01 co-op observer

...Grayson County... 5 NE Independence 2.5 700 am 11/01 trained spotter 1 S Independence 2.5 700 am 11/01 cocorahs 2 E Independence 2.0 742 am 11/01 cocorahs Elk Creek 1.0 315 am 11/01 trained spotter

...Montgomery County... Blacksburg T 700 am 11/01 NWS office

...Patrick County... 5 SW Meadows of Dan 0.4 700 am 11/01 cocorahs

...Pulaski County... 5 N Indian Valley 1.8 800 am 11/01 public 2 S Snowville 1.5 700 am 11/01 cocorahs

...Smyth County... 2 ENE Marion 1.0 800 am 11/01 cocorahs Marion 0.7 800 am 11/01 via fb

...Tazewell County... Burkes Garden 1.0 700 am 11/01 co-op observer

...Wythe County... Rural Retreat 2.0 840 am 11/01 public Wytheville 0.6 700 am 11/01 co-op observer Max Meadows 0.5 840 am 11/01 via fb

West Virginia

...Greenbrier County... 3 E McRoss T 700 am 11/01 co-op observer

...Mercer County... Bluefield 2.0 700 am 11/01 co-op observer Princeton 0.5 540 am 11/01 law enforcement