401  
WWUS81 KRNK 211014  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
514 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
VAZ011-014-017>020-022>024-033>035-045>047-WVZ043-044-507-508-  
211300-  
GILES-MONTGOMERY-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-  
ROCKBRIDGE-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-  
BUCKINGHAM-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-WESTERN GREENBRIER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PEARISBURG, BLACKSBURG, FLOYD,  
NEW CASTLE, CLIFTON FORGE, COVINGTON, HOT SPRINGS, ROANOKE,  
SALEM, FINCASTLE, LEXINGTON, BUENA VISTA, ROCKY MOUNT, BEDFORD,  
AMHERST, LYNCHBURG, APPOMATTOX, HINTON, HIX, UNION, LEWISBURG,  
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, ALDERSON, QUINWOOD, DUO, AND RAINELLE  
514 AM EST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
...PATCHY DENSE FOG AND LINGERING LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE THIS  
MORNING...  
 
PATCHY DENSE FOG IS REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW TWO MILES IN  
SEVERAL LOCATIONS ESPECIALLY ALONG INTERSTATE 81. ISOLATED  
POCKETS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN,FREEZING DRIZZLE AND DRIZZLE MAY  
CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS THIS MORNING AS TEMPERATURES  
RISE.  
 
IT MAY BE COLD ENOUGH IN A FEW LOCATIONS FOR SPOTTY ICING ON  
ELEVATED SURFACES BEFORE WARMER AIR FINALLY WINS OUT. ALSO  
RESIDUAL ICE FROM EARLIER MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE TREE LIMBS TO  
COME DOWN RESULTING IN POWER OUTAGES. MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD RISE  
ABOVE FREEZING QUICKLY THIS MORNING ALLOWING FOR RAPID MELTING.  
IF PLANNING TO TRAVEL THIS MORNING, BE ALERT FOR SLICK SPOTS AND  
POSSIBLE TREE LIMBS THAT MIGHT HAVE FALLEN IN THE ROAD.  
 

 
 
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