Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

MDZ501-502-WVZ050-055-501>504-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-HAMPSHIRE-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...MOOREFIELD...
BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...
FORT ASHBY
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE ENDING
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY BECOMING NORTH TONIGHT
  INTO TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MDZ003-VAZ028-WVZ051>053-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK VA-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAGERSTOWN...WINCHESTER...MARTINSBURG...
CHARLES TOWN
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE ENDING
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY BECOMING NORTH TONIGHT
  INTO TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

DCZ001-MDZ013-014-VAZ039-051>054-502-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-MADISON-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...ANNAPOLIS...CULPEPER...
MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES THROUGH
  MID-AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BEFORE ENDING
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY...BECOMING NORTH TONIGHT
  INTO TUESDAY WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVELING DANGEROUS

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.

&&

$$

MDZ004>006-011-503>508-VAZ505-506-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...PARKTON...
REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...CATONSVILLE...
GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...LISBON...COLUMBIA...
ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...PURCELLVILLE...
LEESBURG...ASHBURN
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE LATER THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH TODAY...BECOMING NORTH TONIGHT
  INTO TUESDAY WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVELING DANGEROUS.

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.

&&

$$

MDZ016>018-VAZ037-038-050-055>057-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.150126T2100Z-150127T1500Z/
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-ORANGE-STAFFORD-
SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALDORF...ST MARYS CITY...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...FREDERICKSBURG
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY
  THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVELING DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-262315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150127T1500Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...
FRONT ROYAL...WASHINGTON...WARRENTON...HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...
BIG MEADOWS...WINTERGREEN...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
1014 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON THE
  RIDGES ABOVE 2000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY MIX WITH RAIN LATE THIS MORNING
  AND THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS...LIKELY CHANGING ALL TO SNOW
  LATER THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BEFORE ENDING
  TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. ALL SNOW
  IS EXPECTED ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S ALONG THE RIDGES ABOVE 2000
  FEET TO THE LOWER 30S IN THE VALLEYS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTH TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY WITH
  VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WILL
  MAKE TRAVELING DANGEROUS.

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.

&&

$$






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