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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:25 PM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 30, 2015


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EST this evening...

* locations... southwest Virginia... generally along and west of
the crest of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... very gusty winds.

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

* Timing... strongest winds expected into this evening.

* Impacts... trees... branches or power lines may be blown down.
Winds will make driving a challenge... especially for high
profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or wind
gusts of 46 to 57 mph... are expected. Winds this strong will
likely cause sporadic power outages and can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Unfastened
items such as garbage cans and lawn furniture should be moved
indoors.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:31 PM EST on January 30, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 29
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to those who provided reports. This summary is also
available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Ashe County...
   West Jefferson 0.2 1016 am 1/30 public

... Watauga County...
   1 se Beech Mountain 0.8 708 am 1/30 cocorahs

Virginia

... Bath County...
   Hot Springs 0.4 700 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Giles County...
   Mountain Lake 2.0 933 am 1/30 public

... Montgomery County...
   Christiansburg 0.5 935 am 1/30 public
   Blacksburg 0.5 1126 am 1/30 NWS office
   5 NNE Blacksburg 0.5 1130 am 1/30 NWS employee

... Tazewell County...
   Burkes Garden 0.2 659 am 1/30 co-op observer

West Virginia

... Greenbrier County...
   Droop Mountain 3.0 1222 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   Neola 3.0 1223 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   Quinwood 2.5 1212 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   Crawley 1.5 1213 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   White Sulphur Spring 1.0 1235 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   Lewisburg 1.0 1234 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   Ronceverte 1.0 1235 PM 1/30 dept of highways
   3 E McRoss 0.1 816 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Mercer County...
   Bluefield 0.4 658 am 1/30 co-op observer


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Ashe County...
   3 ESE Jefferson 0.2 830 am 1/30 cocorahs
   3 SW Creston 0.2 840 am 1/30 cocorahs

... Watauga County...
   1 se Beech Mountain 0.8 500 am 1/30 cocorahs
   3 N Bethel 0.5 700 am 1/30 cocorahs
   5 E Boone 0.1 800 am 1/30 cocorahs
   4 NE Blowing Rock 0.1 700 am 1/30 cocorahs


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