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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-041500-
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-
500 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 HAS BEEN ISSUED 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.

$$



Winter Storm Warning

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

MDZ004-005-011-503>506-VAZ026-027-029>031-040-501-505>507-WVZ053-
041800-
/O.UPG.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0300Z-150306T0000Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-
CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-
EASTERN LOUDOUN-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...BALTIMORE...
DUNDALK...CATONSVILLE...GERMANTOWN...DAMASCUS...ROCKVILLE...
LISBON...COLUMBIA...ELLICOTT CITY...HARRISONBURG...FRONT ROYAL...
WASHINGTON...WARRENTON...PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...
BIG MEADOWS...CHARLES TOWN
451 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY.

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

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL MARYLAND TO NORTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

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

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED TO
  NEAR ONE-QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BE DANGEROUS.

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOW 30S...DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S THURSDAY.

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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