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Wind Chill Advisory

Statement as of 3:07 AM EST on December 13, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EST on December 13, 2017


... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9 am EST this
morning...
... Winter Weather Advisory for accumulating snow is cancelled...

* what... very cold wind chills. Expect wind chills to range from
5 above zero to 10 below zero.

* Where... the high country of North Carolina, and into
far southwestern Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

* When... through 9 am EST Wednesday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow. The cold wind chills will
cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





Wind Advisory

Statement as of 4:35 AM EST on December 13, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 13, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST this morning...

* locations... along and adjacent to the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... through daybreak this morning.

* Impacts... traveling will be difficult for higher profile
vehicles. Some weaker or dead trees could be uprooted, with
limbs also likely to break. Isolated power outages possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.

The public is encouraged to report wind damage to the National
Weather Service via email at rnk.Skywarn@noaa.Gov... through
facebook or twitter... or by calling 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4.
Pictures are greatly appreciated.




Special Statement

Statement as of 5:07 AM EST on December 13, 2017

Expires 9:15 AM EST on December 13, 2017


... Bitter cold this morning...
... Potential for icy travel...

An Arctic airmass encompasses the region this morning, with wind
chill values ranging from 5 above zero, to as much as 10 below
zero. Coupled with the bitter cold you may encounter icy roads.
Snow showers which occurred across areas west of the Blue Ridge
yesterday and last night, deposited accumulating snow. With
temperatures in the teens, Road treatments are not being very
effective at these colder temperatures.

Temperatures will struggle to get above freezing today. However,
skies are expected to be sunny, winds diminishing for the
afternoon.

Those headed outdoors this morning need to dress appropriately.
Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken,
making sure that you dress in layers, wear a hat and gloves.
Travelers are urged to use caution, as some of the roads across
there area are icy, and will remain that way until later this
afternoon.


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507 am EST Wed Dec 13 2017

... Bitter cold this morning...
... Potential for icy travel...

An Arctic airmass encompasses the region this morning, with wind
chill values ranging from 5 above zero, to as much as 10 below
zero. Coupled with the bitter cold you may encounter icy roads.
Snow showers which occurred across areas west of the Blue Ridge
yesterday and last night, deposited accumulating snow. With
temperatures in the teens, Road treatments are not being very
effective at these colder temperatures.

Temperatures will struggle to get above freezing today. However,
skies are expected to be sunny, winds diminishing for the
afternoon.

Those headed outdoors this morning need to dress appropriately.
Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken,
making sure that you dress in layers, wear a hat and gloves.
Travelers are urged to use caution, as some of the roads across
there area are icy, and will remain that way until later this
afternoon.


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Weather Severe Map
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Wind Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Dense Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Wind Advisory
New Mexico -
New York - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Freeze Warning , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - Freezing Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory, Freezing Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory, Dense Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Lake Effect Snow Warning , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Air Stagnation Advisory
West Virginia - Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory

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