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The Town of Marion, Virginia
Sunday March 4th, 2012 :: 10:40 p.m. EST
Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MON. UP TO 4 IN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. MOTORISTS USE CAUTION.

CLIPPER SYSTEM TO BRING A QUICK SHOT OF ACCUMULATING SNOW OVERNIGHT INTO MON MORNING..

A STRONG CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL DIVE SE FROM THE MID
MS VALLEY TONIGHT, INTO S. VA MONDAY MORNING, & OFF THE COAST BY EARLY MON AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING AHEAD OF THE MAIN AREA OF SNOW IN THE WEST VA & FAR SW VA MOUNTAINS, WHICH MAY BRING A QUICK INCH. THE MAIN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL COME FROM THE CLIPPER, WHICH WILL BRING A QUICK BURST OF SNOW ACROSS THE AREA STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT AND LASTING INTO MIDDAY MONDAY.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS.SOUTHEAST WEST VA.SOUTHWEST VA.AND
THE NO. CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARD TYPES.SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS.2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING.STEADY SNOW STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT & TAPERING OFF BY NOON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS.THIS QUICK BURST OF SNOW WILL CAUSE SLICK ROADS RIGHT BEFORE & DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* WINDS.WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPS.IN THE UPPER 20S TO LWR 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS & LIMITED VISIBILITIES.& USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATL WEATHER SVC VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT PHONE NUMBER 1.8 6 6.2 1 5.4 3 2 4.

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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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