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Winter Weather Advisory - Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Wyoming, McDowell


Winter Weather Advisory- Raleigh, Nicholas and Fayette

RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...FAYETTEVILLE...
MONTGOMERY...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...CRAIGSVILLE...COWEN...
ELKINS
351 AM EST THU JAN 2 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MANY OF THE MOUNTAINOUS COUNTIES OF WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND LOW WIND CHILL 
TEMPERATURES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW THURSDAY AFTERNOON IS EXPECTED TO 
CHANGE TO ALL SNOW LATE THURSDAY...AND BECOME WIND BLOWN SNOW 
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BECOME SNOW AND ICE COVERED. 
THE BITTER COLD LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING WILL 
INCREASE THE THREAT OF FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA WITHOUT 
PROPER PRECAUTIONS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...NEAR 10 BELOW LATER TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND LOW WIND CHILL READINGS
MEANS SNOW AND ICE WILL ACCUMULATE ON UNTREATED SURFACES.

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS WILL BE NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST THE COMBINATION
OF THE COLD AND WIND LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.
DRESS IN LAYERS...WEAR HAT AND GLOVES. LIMIT YOUR OUTDOOR
EXPOSURE TIME.

IF DRIVING...BE PREPARED FOR EMERGENCIES. LEAVE WITH A FULL TANK
OF GAS AND DO NOT ASSUME YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE THE WARMTH OF YOUR
VEHICLE.

WITH THE LOW TEMPERATURES...BE EXTRA CAREFUL WITH AUXILIARY HOME
HEATING. THE THREAT OF HOME FIRES OR DANGEROUS FUMES COULD
INCREASE...IF PROPER SAFETY MEASURES ARE NOT TAKEN.

ALSO...TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR ANY PIPES THAT ARE SUBJECT TO
FREEZING.

PLEASE REPORT WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535... WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY. THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES
ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...
OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND ATWWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.
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Winter Weather Advisory- McDowell, Wyoming

DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-TYLER-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-WIRT-
CALHOUN-RITCHIE-DODDRIDGE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-BRAXTON-GILMER-
LEWIS-HARRISON-TAYLOR-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...
PADEN CITY...SISTERSVILLE...MIDDLEBOURNE...HARTS...ALUM CREEK...
HAMLIN...WEST HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SPENCER...ELIZABETH...GRANTSVILLE...
HARRISVILLE...PENNSBORO...WEST UNION...WILLIAMSON...
GILBERT CREEK...CHATTAROY...AMHERSTDALE-ROBINETTE...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MALLORY...SWITZER...HOLDEN...MAN...MADISON...
CLAY...SUTTON...GASSAWAY...BURNSVILLE...FLATWOODS...GLENVILLE...
WESTON...CLARKSBURG...BRIDGEPORT...GRAFTON...WELCH...GARY...WAR...
MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON
351 AM EST THU JAN 2 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO 
ALL SNOW LATER THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY 
NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED SURFACES COULD BECOME SNOW AND ICE 
COVERED...ESPECIALLY BY THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.
THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...
OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.


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