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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Statement
Issued: 3:53 AM EST Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5 am to 7 PM EST
Saturday...

* what... a combination of snow, sleet and icing from freezing
rain.

* Where... southeast West Virginia, as well as the mountains and
foothills of northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

* When... from 5 am to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* Impacts... expect slippery and potentially hazardous travel
conditions beginning early Saturday morning through early
evening.

* Additional details... highest snowfall accumulations will be
confined north of Highway 460 west of the Blue Ridge, generally
an inch or less. Ice accumulations less than a tenth of an inch
thick are expected across the mountains and the foothills of
the Blue Ridge.


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.