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Winter Storm Warning- Pocahontas, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1123 AM EST MON JAN 20 2014

...A SNOWSTORM COULD BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...

VAZ003-004-WVZ033>040-046-047-210030-
/O.UPG.KRLX.WS.A.0001.140121T0900Z-140122T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRLX.WS.W.0002.140121T0600Z-140122T0600Z/
DICKENSON-BUCHANAN-MCDOWELL-WYOMING-RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-
WEBSTER-UPSHUR-BARBOUR-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTWOOD...GRUNDY...VANSANT...WELCH...
GARY...WAR...MULLENS...OCEANA...PINEVILLE...BECKLEY...OAK HILL...
FAYETTEVILLE...MONTGOMERY...SUMMERSVILLE...RICHWOOD...
CRAIGSVILLE...COWEN...BUCKHANNON...PHILIPPI...BELINGTON...
MARLINTON...ELKINS
1123 AM EST MON JAN 20 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM
TUESDAY TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINOUS COUNTIES OF WEST VIRGINIA AND 
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...DURING THE DAY TUESDAY

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL COVER ROADS QUIKLY...MAKING...TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 20S...DROPPING TO SINGLE DIGITS TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILLS...IN THE TEENS TUESDAY MORNING...FALLING TO THE 
SINGLE DIGITS EITHER SIDE OF ZERO BY LATE TUESDAY EVENING..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
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...KEEP AN
EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE
OF AN EMERGENCY.

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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