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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-041500-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
500 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT WHICH COULD COMBINE WITH
SNOWMELT FOR A LOCALIZED FLOODING THREAT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR TONIGHT FOR THE ENTIRE
OUTLOOK AREA WITH THE EXCEPTION OF KING GEORGE...ST.
MARYS...AND SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTIES. A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR THESE COUNTIES DUE TO UNCERTAINTY WITH THE AMOUNT OF
SNOW TO FALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE WINTER STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. PLEASE RELAY
REPORTS OF SNOW OR ICE TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
451 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

DCZ001-MDZ013-014-VAZ052>054-041800-
/O.UPG.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0500Z-150306T0200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...ANNAPOLIS...MANASSAS...
MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH
451 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 PM EST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW 4 TO 8 INCHES...ALONG WITH A TRACE OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS...WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.

* HAZARD TYPES...WINTRY MIX...THEN SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO WINTRY MIX AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN ALL
  SNOW INTO THURSDAY EVENING. SNOW HEAVIEST THURSDAY MORNING
  THROUGH AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED TO ONE-
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW 30S...DROPPING INTO THE 20S THURSDAY.

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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