Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 2:02 PM EST on March 04, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 PM EST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and sleet... which is in effect from 6
am to 10 PM EST Thursday.

* Locations... foothills and Piedmont of Virginia.

* Hazard types... sleet and snow.

* Accumulations... snow and sleet accumulation of up to 2 inches.

* Timing... rain will change to sleet after dawn Thursday in the
foothills... and around noon in Southside Virginia... then to
mainly snow during the course of the afternoon.

* Impacts... snow and sleet will lead to hazardous travel
conditions.

* Winds... north 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

* Temperatures... falling into the upper 20s to lower 30s Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow
and sleet will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.

The public is encouraged to report snow... sleet or ice amounts to
the National Weather Service via email at rnk.Skywarn@noaa.Gov or
at phone number 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4.For additional
weather information... visit US on the web at http://www.Erh.NOAA.Gov
or at http://weather.Gov.

Reports are also welcome on our facebook Page or twitter feed
@nwsblacksburg.