Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 8:54 am EST on March 6, 2015

...Record low temperatures set at Roanoke VA...Blacksburg VA...and Lewisburg, WV...

The low temperature at Roanoke VA today was 11 degrees...which is a new record for March 06. The old record was 16 degrees set in 1960. Official records at Roanoke VA date back to 1912.

The low temperature at Blacksburg VA today was 4 degrees...which is a new record for March 06. The old record was 7 degrees set in 1960. Official records at Blacksburg VA date back to 1952.

The low temperature at Lewisburg, WV today was -2 degrees... which is a new record for March 06. The old record was 14 degrees set in 2001. Official records at Lewisburg WV date back to 1973 for temperatures.

Local Storm Report

03/05/2015 0341 PM

Boones Mill, Franklin County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by public.

Snow fell in 3 hours

03/05/2015 0341 PM

Boones Mill, Franklin County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by public.

Snow fell in 3 hours

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:47 am EST on March 06, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken for the storm that affected our region Thursday March 5th. 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 W natural well 5.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...Amherst County... Sardis 5.5 600 PM 3/05 public Monroe 5.3 430 PM 3/05 trained spotter Pedlar 4.3 700 am 3/06 co-op observer 4 ENE Forks of buffa 3.5 305 PM 3/05 mixed with sleet

...Appomattox County... 2 N Oakville 2.3 627 PM 3/05 public Appomattox 0.9 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...Bath County... Warm Springs 7.5 300 PM 3/05 law enforcement 2 NNW Millboro 6.0 520 PM 3/05 trained spotter Hot Springs 5.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...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

...Botetourt County... 1 SW Buchanan 4.8 310 PM 3/05 trained spotter 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

...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 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 Covington... Covington 6.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...City of Lexington... Lexington 6.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...City of Lynchburg... Lynchburg 2.5 1200 am 3/06 wset

...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... Copper Hill 2.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

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

...Giles County... 1 ENE Pearisburg 2.0 252 PM 3/05 includes 0.6 sleet 1 NNE Pembroke 1.2 615 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...Montgomery County... Blacksburg 4.2 700 am 3/06 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 1 WNW Blacksburg 3.0 310 PM 3/05 mix of snow and sleet Lafayette 1.9 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...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... 2 S Snowville 0.7 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter

...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 3 ESE Cave Spring 1.5 302 PM 3/05 newspaper

...Rockbridge County... Collierstown 7.8 1130 PM 3/05 public 4 SW Rockbridge Bath 6.0 445 PM 3/05 trained spotter Glasgow 4.8 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...Tazewell County... Burkes Garden 2.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

West Virginia

...Greenbrier County... 2 N Lewisburg 5.3 712 PM 3/05 public White Sulphur Spring 5.0 700 am 3/06 public 3 E McRoss 5.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer Maxwelton 5.0 705 PM 3/05 Emergency Mngr 2 E Trout 4.5 310 PM 3/05 public Crawley 4.0 855 PM 3/05 includes 1.5 in. Sleet Lewisburg 3.4 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

...Mercer County... Princeton 5.5 400 PM 3/05 law enforcement Bluefield 5.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer

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

...Summers County... Hinton 4.5 415 PM 3/05 law enforcement 2 SSE Hinton 3.0 700 am 3/06 co-op observer