…PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS
INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING…
.A storm system will be moving slowly off the Mid Atlantic and
Northeast coast tonight. Gusty west to northwest winds and much
colder air will bring periods of accumulating snow showers to the
mountains along with occasional blowing snow and reduced
* WHAT…Heavy snow above 3500 feet. Additional snow accumulations
of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph, which
will result in blowing snow and reduced visibilities.
* WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson County. In North Carolina,
Watauga and Ashe Counties.
* WHEN…Until 7 AM EST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions will impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could
bring down tree branches.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel…have a winter survival kit with
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.