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West Virginia, Mercer

Winter Weather Statement

Statement as of 9:56 AM EST on February 11, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016


... Wind Chill Advisory will expire at 10 am EST this morning...
... Winter Weather Advisory will expire at 10 am EST this morning
mainly along western slopes...

Snow showers and flurries will gradually taper off by this
afternoon. Only an additional coating to one half inch of added
snow can be expected mainly along the western slopes through
midday before the snow diminishes.

Wind chills should also slowly rise as winds decrease and
temperatures edge up... but remain in the single digits in most
locations.





Special Statement

Statement as of 7:26 AM EST on February 11, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EST on February 11, 2016


... Snow showers diminishing... but snow covered roads will continue
in some areas...

A bitter cold Arctic air mass was settling across the region this
morning. Temperatures ranged from near 0 at the higher elevations
from eastern West Virginia through southwest Virginia and
northwest North Carolina to around 20 in the Piedmont. Wind chills
ranged from 15 below zero at the higher elevations of the western
mountains to around 10 across the Piedmont as northwest winds
continued to blow at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph in
some areas.

Conditions will become less favorable for snow showers through the
day... tapering mostly to flurries. Snowfall has been highly
variable over the past few days... with amounts from less than
an inch east of the Alleghany front into locations such as the New
River valley... to 4 to 6 inches... locally more... at the higher
elevations of the Blue Ridge and Alleghany mountains. Roads may be
snow covered in some areas and blowing snow may also impact
roads... especially at higher elevations.

If you are planning travel through the morning hours... especially
at the higher elevations... be alert for areas with snow covered
roads. Reduce speed... leave extra distance between you and the
vehicle in front of you... and allow extra time to reach your
destination.


Rab


726 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016

... Snow showers diminishing... but snow covered roads will continue
in some areas...

A bitter cold Arctic air mass was settling across the region this
morning. Temperatures ranged from near 0 at the higher elevations
from eastern West Virginia through southwest Virginia and
northwest North Carolina to around 20 in the Piedmont. Wind chills
ranged from 15 below zero at the higher elevations of the western
mountains to around 10 across the Piedmont as northwest winds
continued to blow at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph in
some areas.

Conditions will become less favorable for snow showers through the
day... tapering mostly to flurries. Snowfall has been highly
variable over the past few days... with amounts from less than
an inch east of the Alleghany front into locations such as the New
River valley... to 4 to 6 inches... locally more... at the higher
elevations of the Blue Ridge and Alleghany mountains. Roads may be
snow covered in some areas and blowing snow may also impact
roads... especially at higher elevations.

If you are planning travel through the morning hours... especially
at the higher elevations... be alert for areas with snow covered
roads. Reduce speed... leave extra distance between you and the
vehicle in front of you... and allow extra time to reach your
destination.


Rab

Local Storm Report



02/10/2016 1246 PM

2 miles NE of Athens, Mercer County.

Snow e3.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1246 PM

2 miles NE of Athens, Mercer County.

Snow e3.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1246 PM

2 miles NE of Athens, Mercer County.

Snow e3.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1228 PM

3 miles ESE of Wenonah, Mercer County.

Snow e4.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1228 PM

3 miles ESE of Wenonah, Mercer County.

Snow e4.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1208 PM

1 miles SW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1208 PM

1 miles SW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 1022 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1022 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 1022 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Snow depth.





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 0700 am

1 miles SSW of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Total snow depth 4





02/10/2016 0655 am

Princeton, Mercer County.

Snow e4.5 inch, reported by dept of highways.






02/10/2016 0655 am

Princeton, Mercer County.

Snow e4.5 inch, reported by dept of highways.






02/10/2016 0655 am

Princeton, Mercer County.

Snow e4.5 inch, reported by dept of highways.






02/09/2016 1035 PM

2 miles ESE of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by broadcast media.






02/09/2016 1035 PM

2 miles ESE of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by broadcast media.






02/09/2016 1035 PM

2 miles ESE of Bluefield, Mercer County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by broadcast media.




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