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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
901 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015


MDZ004>006-011-503>508-VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-505>508-WVZ053-
052215-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-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-
901 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PRECIPITATION TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES. ANY SLEET WILL
  CHANGE TO SNOW BY NOON ACROSS THE CENTRAL SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW
  WILL END BETWEEN 4 PM AND 7 PM LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING THROUGH THE 20S.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...MAKING
  TRAVELING 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
538 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-060100-
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-
538 AM EST THU MAR 5 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

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL THIS EVENING...INTO THIS
EVENING FOR NORTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA. PLEASE SEE WSWLWX FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY TONIGHT...PARTICULARLY FOR
RIDGELINES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES LIKELY EXTEND THROUGH MIDDLE FRIDAY MORNING.

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

JACKSON




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