Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WWUS41 KAKQ 041448
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
948 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

MDZ021-022-042300-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.A.0005.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY
948 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* HAZARDS: MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW...THEN SNOW LATE THURSDAY MORNING
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL MIX WITH SLEET BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. A
  TRANSITION TO A SNOW/SLEET MIX IS EXPECTED BY MID TO LATE
  MORNING THURSDAY...BECOMING ALL SNOW BY NOON THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION 3 TO 5 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH TRACE AMOUNTS OF ICE.

* TEMPERATURES: LOW 30S...DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S BY EARLY
  EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH

* IMPACTS: ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED BY MID TO LATE MORNING
  THURSDAY. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO AROUND A QUARTER-MILE AT
  TIMES LATE MORNING THURSDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON...MAKING
  TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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