Winter Weather Advisory in effect this afternoon

Winter Weather Advisory in effect this afternoon
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 4 inches
  with locally higher amounts at higher elevations.

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

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The
  cold wind chills as low as 5 below zero could result in
  hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Northwest winds will gusts up to 35 mph
  along the ridges Friday morning which will result in blowing
  snow and reduced visibilities.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

FORECAST
Today
Rain likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 14. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.