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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1019 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-051030-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-
BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
1019 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT FOR THE ENTIRE
OUTLOOK AREA WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ALBEMARLE AND NELSON 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

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY FOR RIDGELINES...
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HTS




Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1012 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015


MDZ004>006-011-503>508-VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-505>508-WVZ053-
042315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0300Z-150306T0000Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-
CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-
EASTERN LOUDOUN-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...PARKTON...
REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...CATONSVILLE...
GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...LISBON...COLUMBIA...
ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...STAUNTON...
WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...FRONT ROYAL...WASHINGTON...
WARRENTON...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...BIG MEADOWS...
WINTERGREEN...CHARLES TOWN
1012 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPES...WINTRY MIX LATE THIS EVENING...THEN
  SNOW... HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO WINTRY MIX LATE THIS EVENING THEN ALL
  SNOW THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW HEAVIEST THURSDAY LATE MORNING
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S...DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

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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