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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:23 PM EDT Mar. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 8 am EDT Thursday...

* what... heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with localized amounts up to 7
inches at higher elevations, are expected. Wind gusts 35 to 50
mph Wednesday and Wednesday night at higher elevations.

* Where... southern sections of the New River valley and mountain
Empire region of southwest Virginia, northern mountains of North

* When... from midnight tonight to 8 am EDT Thursday.

* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions, downed
trees and limbs, and potential power outages. Winds gusting as
high as 50 mph will cause areas of blowing snow and sudden
changes in visibilities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest Road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.