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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 8:01 AM EST on February 14, 2016

...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to noon EST Tuesday... ...Wind Chill Advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter Storm Warning for a wintry mix of snow...sleet...and freezing rain which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to noon EST Tuesday. The wind chill warning has been cancelled. The Winter Storm Watch has been replaced with a Winter Storm Warning.

* Accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation of 6 to 9 inches along with ice accumulations up to 1/10 inch.

* Locations...areas of Virginia...West Virginia...and North Carolina from the Blue Ridge westward.

* Hazard types...snow tonight and Monday morning...becoming mixed with and changing to sleet and freezing rain Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

* Timing...snow developing this evening continuing into Monday before changing to sleet and freezing rain Monday afternoon and Monday night.

* Impacts...hazardous travel due to snow and ice covered roads.

* Temperatures...single digits into the lower and mid 20s today...teens and 20s Monday...rising into the lower and mid 30s by Tuesday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow...sleet...and ice means that significant accumulations of winter precipitation are expected. Travel will become dangerous to perhaps impossible in some areas. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... water...and a blanket in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts...ice accumulation or wind damage to the National Weather Service via email at rnk.Skywarn@noaa.Gov or at phone number 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.For additional weather information...visit US on the web at http://www.Erh.NOAA.Gov or at http://weather.Gov.

Reports can also be submitted to our facebook or twitter pages.

Record Report
Statement as of 12:21 am EST on February 14, 2016

...Record low temperature set at Bluefield WV...

The low temperature at Bluefield WV yesterday February 13th was 4 degrees...which is a new record low. This tied the old record of 4 degrees set in 1988. The normal low for February 13th is 29 degrees. Official records at Bluefield WV date back to 1959.

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