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The Town of Marion, Virginia
Friday December 7th, 2018 :: 03:42 p.m. EST

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Winter Storm Warning until 11:00AM Monday

Low pressure will track from the southwest U.S., to the Gulf Coast states through Saturday while cold high pressure builds across the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. This low will then move off the southeast coast Sunday into Monday. With the colder air in place, a prolonged period of mostly snow is expected, starting as early as Saturday night, and lasting into Monday. Some mix of sleet may occur across southeast sections as well. Based on the forecast track, the heaviest snow is expected to occur across northwest North Carolina into southern Virginia.

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected.

* WHERE...Portions of south central, southwest and west central Virginia and north central North Carolina.

* WHEN...From midnight Saturday night to 11 AM EST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ROCKINGHAM ... PATRICK ... FLOYD ... WYTHE ... HENRY ... SMYTH ... STOKES ... CARROLL ... FRANKLIN ... PITTSYLVANIA ... HALIFAX ... CASWELL

Instructions:

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Address/Location
The Town of Marion, Virginia
138 West Main Street
Marion, VA 24354

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 276-783-4190

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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