Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 WWUS81 KAKQ 061000 SPSAKQ SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 500 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015 MDZ021>025-VAZ048-049-061>064-068>078-082>086-061400- DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES- FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-AMELIA- POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX- WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-CHARLES CITY- NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD... PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL...OCEAN CITY...LOUISA...GOOCHLAND... ASHLAND...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...TAPPAHANNOCK 500 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015 ...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS EARLY THIS MORNING... HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING. THE SNOW AND SLEET THAT FELL ACROSS THE AREA YESTERDAY WILL REFREEZE AND BECOME ICY AS TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE TEENS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR AREAS OF BLACK ICE ON AREA ROADWAYS. ADDITIONALLY...MANY SECONDARY AND RURAL ROADS REMAIN ICY AND SNOW- COVERED. PUMP YOUR BRAKES LIGHTLY TO AVOID SKIDDING AND DRIVE DEFENSIVELY. ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION AND AVOID ANY SUDDEN STOPS OR ACCELERATIONS. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE AFTER 9 AM. $$ NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ060-065>067-079>081-087>100-061400- NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK- BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-PRINCE EDWARD- MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE- GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SURRY-JAMES CITY-YORK-SOUTHAMPTON- ISLE OF WIGHT-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK- CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE... ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON...COROLLA...FARMVILLE...SOUTH HILL... CREWE...LAWRENCEVILLE...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...EMPORIA... WAKEFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...POQUOSON...FRANKLIN...NEWPORT NEWS... HAMPTON...CHINCOTEAGUE...WALLOPS ISLAND...MELFA...EASTVILLE 500 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015 ...AREAS OF BLACK ICE EARLY THIS MORNING... TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE TEENS TO AROUND 20 DEGREES EARLY THIS MORNING. THIS WILL ALLOW AREAS OF SLUSH AND WATER TO REFREEZE INTO ICE MAKING FOR SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING. ANYONE PLANNING TO VENTURE OUT SHOULD BE ALERT FOR AREAS OF ICE ESPECIALLY NEAR BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AS WELL AS ALONG SECONDARY ROADS. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE AFTER 9 AM. $$

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