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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
326 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

MDZ021>025-VAZ075>078-085-099-521-522-131630-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.WC.Y.0001.160214T0500Z-160214T1500Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-MIDDLESEX-ACCOMACK-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAMBRIDGE...SALISBURY...CRISFIELD...
PRINCESS ANNE...SNOW HILL...OCEAN CITY...CHINCOTEAGUE...
WALLOPS ISLAND...MELFA...TAPPAHANNOCK...DUNNSVILLE
326 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED: VIRGINIA NORTHERN NECK...AND THE LOWER MARYLAND
  AND VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE.

* HAZARDS: DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25
  MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ACROSS THE NORTHERN NECK. NORTHWEST 20
  TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ACROSS THE EASTERN SHORE.

* WIND CHILL VALUES: ZERO TO FIVE BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING: LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: WIND CHILL VALUES POTENTIALLY REACHING DANGEROUS
  LEVELS. THE LOW WIND CHILLS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN
  HYPOTHERMIA IF CARE IS NOT TAKEN TO STAY WARM AND SHELTERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

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