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The map below displays the expected average accumulation...not necessarily the snow on the ground. Some locations will receive less snow, while others will receive more.



WWUS41 KRLX 301429
WSWRLX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
929 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

WVZ038-046-047-302100-
/O.EXT.KRLX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150130T2100Z/
WEBSTER-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COWEN...MARLINTON...ELKINS
929 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. 
  BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AT TIMES AND MAKE WINTER 
  ROAD MAINTENANCE MORE DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

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 AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.
THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...
OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.

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