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Winter Storm Warning - Fayette, Raleigh, Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Summers, Mercer, Monroe Counties

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
642 PM EST SUN DEC 8 2013

...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE A MIX OF WINTER WEATHER
TODAY INTO TONIGHT... RALEIGH-FAYETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BECKLEY, OAK HILL, FAYETTEVILLE,MONTGOMERY
642 PM EST SUN DEC 8 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...MAINLY FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ADDITIONAL ICE
  ACCUMULATION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...MAINLY IN EASTERN PARTS OF
  THE COUNTY AND ALONG EAST FACING SLOPES.

* IMPACTS...ICE WILL ACCUMULATE ON SURFACES...INCLUDING TREES
  AND POWER LINES. THIS COULD LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES. UNTREATED
  ROADWAYS WILL BECOME ICE COVERED AND HAZARDOUS FOR TRAVEL.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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