Southeast Pocahontas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 8:05 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM EST
Sunday...

* what... rain will change to snow by dawn Sunday morning. Total
snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches can be expected. Gusty winds
40 to 50 mph will accompany the snow, creating for whiteout
conditions at times. In addition, wind chill values of -5 to -15
will develop Sunday, with values of -20 degrees above 3500 feet.

* Where... southeast Pocahontas, southeast Randolph and northwest
Pocahontas counties.

* When... continuing through Sunday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. In
particular, roads will quickly become treacherous, as
temperatures plummet through the teens in wind blown snow early
Sunday. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. The cold
wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not
taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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