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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1053 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
261400-
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-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
1053 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

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...TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY FOR THE NORTHERN
AND WESTERN SUBURBS OF WASHINGTON AND BALTIMORE. SEE WBCWSWLWX FOR
FURTHER DETAILS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE MARYLAND CHESAPEAKE
BAY AND LOWER TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER WEDNESDAY. A GALE WARNING MAY
BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS WEDNESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL 10 PM FOR PORTIONS OF THE BAY AND LOWER
TIDAL POTOMAC. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS
OF THE WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND AGAIN FOR SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
705 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

MDZ004>006-VAZ042-501-260815-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0012.141126T1100Z-141126T2300Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...LEESBURG...
WARRENTON
705 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
  AND MASON-DIXON LINE. 1 TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW
  BETWEEN 6 AND 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
  EXPECTED BETWEEN 9 AM AND 2 PM WEDNESDAY. SNOW WILL END LATE
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY
  NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE MASON-DIXON LINE.
  INTERSTATES 66...70 AND 83 WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW. THIS
  WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS...
  ESPECIALLY FOR TRAVELERS HEADED NORTH AND WEST TO LOCATIONS
  NEAR THE MASON- DIXON LINE AND BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. HEAVY
  AMOUNTS OF WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES THAT LEAD TO AN
  ENHANCED THREAT FOR POWER OUTAGES.

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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