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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
654 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

VAZ012>020-022>024-251300-
Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-
Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd,
New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Roanoke,
Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, and Buena Vista
654 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...A Brief Period Of Heavy Rain and Wind...

A line of showers with brief heavy rain, and a strong gust of
wind, is crossing the mountains this morning. This line of
showers will move through the New River Valley, and Highlands of
Virginia, and into the Roanoke and southern Shenandoah Valleys,
between now and 8AM. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible along
with a torrential downpour of rain.

Locations impacted include...
Warm Springs...Covington...New Castle...Lexington...
Roanoke...Salem...Christiansburg...Radford...
Wytheville...Hillsville...Galax...and Floyd.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
534 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

VAZ003-004-WVZ013>020-024>034-039-040-515>526-261045-
Dickenson-Buchanan-Lincoln-Putnam-Kanawha-Roane-Wirt-Calhoun-Ritchie-
Doddridge-Mingo-Logan-Boone-Clay-Braxton-Gilmer-Lewis-Harrison-
Taylor-McDowell-Wyoming-Upshur-Barbour-Northwest Raleigh-
Southeast Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-Southeast Fayette-
Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-Northwest Webster-
Southeast Webster-Northwest Pocahontas-Southeast Pocahontas-
Northwest Randolph-Southeast Randolph-
534 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southwest Virginia, and
portions of central West Virginia, northeast West Virginia,
northern West Virginia, southeast West Virginia and southern West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Periods of heavy rain are possible this morning. With a saturated
ground in place, area creeks and streams could overflow their banks.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
 conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
504 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

GAZ010-017-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-261015-
Rabun-Habersham-Avery-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-
Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Henderson-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains-McDowell Mountains-
Rutherford Mountains-Polk Mountains-
504 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the mountains of northeast
Georgia and western North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A line of showers, with a few embedded thunderstorms, will move
across the mountains this morning. Gusty winds will accompany this
line of showers, with a few wind gusts perhaps as high as 40 mph. The
winds may be strong enough to knock down a few tree limbs. A few
cloud-to-ground lightning strikes are also possible, along with brief
heavy downpours of rain.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

..Monday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Tuesday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Wednesday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Thursday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Friday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Saturday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
504 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-502-504-506-508-
510-SCZ001>014-019-261015-
Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Alexander-Iredell-Davie-Catawba-Rowan-
Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union-Greater Caldwell-
Greater Burke-Eastern McDowell-Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-
Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-
Greater Oconee-Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-
Cherokee-York-Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Chester-Greenwood-
504 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Georgia, the Piedmont
and foothills of North Carolina, and Upstate South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A cold front will bring a band of showers and a few thunderstorms
across the foothills and Piedmont of the Carolinas and northeast
Georgia this afternoon. Brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and a few
cloud-to-ground lightning strikes will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

..Monday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Tuesday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Wednesday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Thursday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Friday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
..Saturday...No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$

PM

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
306 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-260815-
Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Sullivan-Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-
306 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018 /206 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Cold front pushes through the area early today. Expect widespread
showers with a possible thunderstorm. Winds in these showers and
thunderstorms could become strong and gusty with a stray storm
producing marginally severe winds of up to 60 mph. Locally heavy
downpours will also be possible with this line of storms and could
lead to localized flooding in low lying areas.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Widespread showers are expected Tuesday night through Thursday
night. With grounds fairly moist from the recent rain, flooding
of low- lying areas, as well as creeks and rivers rising will be
possible.



.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
503 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

MDZ003-004-501>503-VAZ025>031-036>040-050>052-055-056-501>508-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-251500-
Washington-Frederick MD-Extreme Western Allegany-
Central and Eastern Allegany-Northwest Montgomery-Augusta-
Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-
Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-
Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-Western Pendleton-
Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Hagerstown, Frederick, Ballenger Creek,
Frostburg, Cumberland, Germantown, Damascus, Staunton,
Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock,
Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah,
Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Lovingston, Charlottesville,
Stanardsville, Madison, Washington, Orange, Gordonsville,
Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair,
Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Warrenton, Turnbull, Hightown,
Monterey, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling, Big Meadows,
Wintergreen, Romney, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town,
Shepherdstown, Moorefield, Bayard, Mount Storm, Petersburg,
Elk Garden, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale,
Headsville, Fort Ashby, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat,
Ruddle, and Sugar Grove
503 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.NOW...

...PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

Patchy dense fog will affect portions of the area through 10 am
this morning, particularly along and west of the Blue Ridge, and
across the ridgetops. Visibility reductions to below one mile will
be possible during this time. If traveling, be prepared for
rapidly changing conditions. If encountering dense fog, slow down
and exercise caution.

$$

BKF

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