Yes, there’s snow in the forecast for Floyd County and surrounding areas, according to the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg.
The “official forecast” calls for a “few snow showers” starting around 11:15 a.m. Monday with temperatures just a few degrees above freezing on a frigid day of cold winds that are expected to last through noon Tuesday,
Wind chills are expected to fell like the low 20s by rightful Monday and into the teens before midnight and stay there until the sun comes up on Tuesday. The high Tuesday is expected to be 38 before dropping down to below freezing overnight, then 44 on Wednesday, 43 Thursday and 46 Friday with overnight lows at or below the freezing mark.
The Weather Service calls this forecast “seasonable.” Some might call it cold.
The wind advisory from NWS:
…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EST TUESDAY… * WHAT…Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE…Portions of southwest Virginia, northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia. * WHEN…From 10 AM Monday to noon EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS…Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
Keep warm and stay out of ilt if you can.