Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1014 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...DENSE FOG DEVELOPING WITH BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES...

.AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS A GOOD PORTION OF CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA...AND PORTIONS OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN
SHORE THIS EVENING.

MDZ022>024-VAZ060>085-087>089-270700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.ZF.Y.0001.150227T0314Z-150227T0700Z/
WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-PRINCE EDWARD-CUMBERLAND-
GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-
POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-BRUNSWICK-
DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-
MIDDLESEX-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SURRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...PRINCESS ANNE...
SNOW HILL...FARMVILLE...GOOCHLAND...ASHLAND...SOUTH HILL...
CREWE...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...TAPPAHANNOCK...
LAWRENCEVILLE...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD
1014 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH 2 AM FRIDAY

* VISIBILITY...LOCALLY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FOG. IN
  ADDITION...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR THE FOG TO DEPOSIT A THIN
  COAT OF ICE ON ROAD SURFACES...INCREASING THE DANGER OF DRIVING
  OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE
QUARTER MILE OR LESS. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU. ALSO...BE
ALERT FOR ICY PATCHES...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGE OVERPASSES AND OTHER
ELEVATED SURFACES. IF YOU ENCOUNTER AN ICY PATCH...RELEASE THE
ACCELERATOR...AND PUMP YOUR BRAKES LIGHTLY TO AVOID SKIDDING.
DRIVE DEFENSIVELY AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION. AVOID ANY SUDDEN STOPS OR ACCELERATIONS.


&&

$$

WRS




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