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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1156 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

ANZ535-DCZ001-MDZ003>006-011-013-014-016>018-501>508-VAZ025>031-
036>040-050>057-501>508-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-252300-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...HAGERSTOWN...FREDERICK...
WESTMINSTER...PARKTON...REISTERSTOWN...COCKEYSVILLE...BALTIMORE...
DUNDALK...CATONSVILLE...ANNAPOLIS...WALDORF...ST MARYS CITY...
FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...JARRETTSVILLE...ABERDEEN...
STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...CULPEPER...MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...
ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...FREDERICKSBURG...WARRENTON...
HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...
BIG MEADOWS...WINTERGREEN...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...
MOOREFIELD...BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...
KEYSER...FORT ASHBY...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
1156 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...COMPLEX WINTER WEATHER COMING TO BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON REGION
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

A COMPLEX WINTER STORM SCENARIO WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH TUESDAY FOR THE GREATER BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON REGION.

LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN REDEVELOP
OFFSHORE OF CAPE HATTERAS AS A STRONG COASTAL STORM DURING THE
DAY MONDAY. THIS WILL GIVE THE GREATER BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON
REGION TWO SEPARATE BOUTS OF WINTER WEATHER.

THE FIRST ROUND OF PRECIPITATION WILL START EARLY THIS EVENING IN
WESTERN MARYLAND...EXTREME NORTHERN VIRGINIA...AND THE EASTERN
PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. IN THESE
AREAS...THE PRECIPITATION MAY START AS A PERIOD OF MIXED RAIN AND
SNOW BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY DAYBREAK MONDAY. THE
SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY...MAKING TRAVEL
DIFFICULT PARTICULARLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 66 AND WEST OF THE BLUE
RIDGE. WINTER STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR THIS REGION.

TONIGHT...AS THE PRECIPITATION PROGRESSES EASTWARD TOWARDS THE
INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR...RAIN WILL MIX WITH SNOW IN THE IMMEDIATE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREAS AS IT SPREADS
EASTWARD. HOWEVER...BY DAYBREAK MONDAY...PRECIPITATION SHOULD
CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND. SOME MODELS SUGGEST THAT
PRECIPITATION ON MONDAY WILL STAY ALL RAIN IN AREAS SOUTH AND
EAST OF WASHINGTON DC...SO THERE REMAINS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY
FOR AREAS OF MARYLAND SOUTH OF ROUTE 50. WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE GREATER BALTIMORE AND
WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS.

FINALLY...AS THE COASTAL STORM STARTS TO RAPIDLY DEVELOP LATE MONDAY
AFTERNOON OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST...A SECOND ROUND OF WINTER
WEATHER MAY FURTHER IMPACT THE REGION...THIS TIME PRIMARILY EAST
OF INTERSTATE 95. SNOW BANDS ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS UP
TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND THE POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TOWARDS CAPE
COD. AN ADDITIONAL 5 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE
COUNTIES ALONG MARYLAND`S PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. BLOWING
SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO BELOW ONE-QUARTER
OF A MILE AT TIMES. WINTER STORM WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE
MARYLAND COUNTIES DIRECTLY ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM.

$$

LEE









Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1111 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-261315-
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-
1111 AM EST SUN JAN 25 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA...FREDERICK COUNTY VIRGINIA...AND ALLEGANY AND WASHINGTON
COUNTIES IN MARYLAND.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PENDLETON COUNTY WEST
VIRGINIA...THE CENTRAL SHENANDOAH VALLEY NORTH TO LOUDOUN COUNTY
IN VIRGINIA...AND FREDERICK COUNTY MARYLAND TO HARFORD COUNTY
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAIN
IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY.

AS THE LOW PUSHES TO THE NORTHEAST...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES
OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER HEADLINES MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED/REISSUED FOR THIS TIME
PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$






Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MDZ501-502-WVZ050-055-501>504-252345-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0003.150125T2300Z-150126T2300Z/
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-HAMPSHIRE-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...MOOREFIELD...
BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...
FORT ASHBY
1040 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM EST MONDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...TONIGHT INTO
  MONDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AREAS UP TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR
  BETWEEN LATE TONIGHT AND LATE MONDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY TONIGHT INTO
  MONDAY WITH VISIBILITIES BEING REDUCED TO NEAR ONE-QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITY WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.

* OUTLOOK...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...WITH
  AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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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