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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
702 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015


DCZ001-MDZ004>006-011-013-014-503>508-VAZ053-054-505-506-040815-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150304T0300Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
PARKTON...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...
CATONSVILLE...ANNAPOLIS...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...
ASHBURN
702 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING. SNOW... HEAVY AT
  TIMES...WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE WITHIN THE METRO AREAS TO ONE
  TENTH OF AN INCH NEAR THE MASON DIXON LINE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL FOR 5 OR MORE INCHES.

* TIMING...ICING THROUGH SUNDOWN. RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW
  WEDNESDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME ICY LATE THIS EVENING. ROADS WILL
  BE SNOW COVERED WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. TRAVELING
  POTENTIALLY WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH TODAY. NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
702 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015


DCZ001-MDZ004>006-011-013-014-503>508-VAZ053-054-505-506-040815-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150304T0300Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
PARKTON...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...DUNDALK...
CATONSVILLE...ANNAPOLIS...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
FAIRFAX...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...
ASHBURN
702 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING. SNOW... HEAVY AT
  TIMES...WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE WITHIN THE METRO AREAS TO ONE
  TENTH OF AN INCH NEAR THE MASON DIXON LINE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL FOR 5 OR MORE INCHES.

* TIMING...ICING THROUGH SUNDOWN. RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW
  WEDNESDAY EVENING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME ICY LATE THIS EVENING. ROADS WILL
  BE SNOW COVERED WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. TRAVELING
  POTENTIALLY WILL BE DANGEROUS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH TODAY. NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR 30.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-041030-
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-
630 PM EST TUE MAR 3 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...TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO TONIGHT PRIMARILY
FOR THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON DC METRO AREAS AND SURROUNDING
SUBURBS. PLEASE SEE WSWLWX FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WHICH
COULD COMBINE WITH SNOWMELT AND CAUSE A THREAT FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING.

A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.
THERE IS UNCERTAINTY WITH REGARD TO HOW MUCH SLEET MAY MIX IN WITH
THE SNOW. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS.

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.

$$



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