AP-NC–KRNK-NC Wind Chill Advisory, NC

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA

1211 AM EST TUE JAN 7 2014

…BITTER COLD AIR…STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS

INTO TUESDAY…

.AN ARCTIC AIRMASS HAS INVADED THE REGION…BRINGING GUSTY

WINDS…BITTERLY COLD AIR…AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS. UPSLOPE

SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TUESDAY

MORNING.

NCZ001-018-VAZ007-009-015-WVZ042-043-045-071315-

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ASHE-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-GRAYSON-MERCER-SUMMERS-GREENBRIER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…BOONE…TAZEWELL…

MARION…INDEPENDENCE…WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…

BLUEFIELD…HINTON…HIX…LEWISBURG…QUINWOOD…DUO…

RAINELLE

1211 AM EST TUE JAN 7 2014

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST TUESDAY

AFTERNOON…

…WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED…

* LOCATIONS…THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA…

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES…DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL PERSIST THROUGH

TUESDAY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

* TIMING…FROM NOW THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND IMPACT

TRAVEL. THE SEVERE COLD MAY RESULT IN FROZEN WATER PIPES.

FROSTBITE IS A DANGER TO EXPOSED SKIN.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ACROSS

HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TEMPERATURES…ZERO TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

* WIND CHILL…20 BELOW TO AS LOW AS 35 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND

STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS

WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS

ARE NOT TAKEN. PETS NEED PROTECTION FROM THE COLD AS WELL.

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SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-

BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-

HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…DOBSON…DANBURY…EDEN…YANCEYVILLE…

WILKESBORO…YADKINVILLE…STUART…ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…

AMHERST…MARTINSVILLE…DANVILLE…LYNCHBURG…APPOMATTOX…

SOUTH BOSTON…KEYSVILLE

1211 AM EST TUE JAN 7 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST TUESDAY

AFTERNOON…

* LOCATIONS…CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA…INCLUDING

LYNCHBURG… MARTINSVILLE AND DANVILLE.

* HAZARD TYPES…DANGEROUS COLD AND WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING…NOW THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…THE SEVERE COLD MAY RESULT IN FROZEN WATER PIPES.

FROSTBITE IS A DANGER TO EXPOSED SKIN.

* WINDS…WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO.

* WIND CHILL…5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS

WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN

FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND

GLOVES. PETS NEED PROTECTION FROM THE COLD AS WELL.

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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Tue Jan 7 2014 12:12AM EST

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