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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-
JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-
EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAGERSTOWN...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...
STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...
HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...MOOREFIELD...
BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...
FORT ASHBY...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES BELOW 1500 FEET. 8 TO 16 INCHES
  ABOVE 1500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS
  ABOVE 1500 FEET. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW BELOW 1500 FEET WILL
  CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BETWEEN BY 10 AM THIS MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL END LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S ABOVE 1500 FEET.
  TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S BELOW 1500
  FEET.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS ABOVE 1500 FEET.
  INTERSTATES 68...81 AND 64 WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW. SNOW
  WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS
  THROUGHOUT THE DAY. HEAVY AMOUNTS OF WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED
  TREES THAT LEAD TO AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR POWER OUTAGES.

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.

&&

$$

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FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...LEESBURG...
WARRENTON
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
  AND MASON-DIXON LINE. 1 TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY
  NOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.
  SNOW WILL END TOWARD THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S BY MID
  MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY
  NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE MASON-DIXON LINE.
  INTERSTATES 66...70 AND 83 WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW. THIS
  WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS TODAY...
  ESPECIALLY FOR TRAVELERS HEADED NORTH AND WEST TO LOCATIONS NEAR
  THE MASON-DIXON LINE AND BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. HEAVY AMOUNTS OF
  WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES THAT LEAD TO AN ENHANCED THREAT
  FOR POWER OUTAGES.

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.

&&

$$

VAZ036>040-262045-
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NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES BELOW 1500 FEET. 8 TO 16 INCHES
  ABOVE 1500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS
  ABOVE 1500 FEET. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW BELOW 1500 FEET WILL
  CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY NOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
  THROUGH 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL END LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS
  ABOVE 1500 FEET. LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S BELOW 1500 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY
  FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 1500 FEET. INTERSTATE 64 WILL BE IMPACTED
  BY THE SNOW. SNOW WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY
  TRAVEL PLANS FOR TODAY...ESPECIALLY FOR TRAVELERS HEADED NORTH AND
  WEST THROUGH THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AND POTOMAC HIGHLANDS.
  HEAVY AMOUNTS OF WET SNOW ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS MAY CAUSE DOWNED
  TREES THAT LEAD TO AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR POWER OUTAGES.

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.

&&

$$

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HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GAITHERSBURG...COLUMBIA...BALTIMORE...
CULPEPER...MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE FAR NORTHERN AND WESTERN
  SUBURBS OF WASHINGTON AND BALTIMORE. A COATING TO AN INCH NEAR
  INTERSTATE 95.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY 10 AM THIS MORNING ALONG
  ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN AND WESTERN SUBURBS OF WASHINGTON AND
  BALTIMORE. RAIN WILL MIX WITH AND POSSIBLY CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY
  NOON ELSEWHERE. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR THROUGH 4 PM THIS
  AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TOWARD EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S BY MID
  MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...MAINLY
  ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN AND WESTERN SUBURBS OF WASHINGTON AND
  BALTIMORE. SNOW WILL ALSO REDUCE THE VISIBILITY.

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.

&&

$$






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