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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1142 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-131000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST 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-
1142 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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 WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR
LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE ALLEGHENY FRONT.

A BURST OF SNOW SHOWERS ARE LIKELY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WITH THE PASSAGE OF AN ARCTIC FRONT. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA
THIS EVENING.

WINDS MAY GUST TO 50 MPH LATE TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

WIND CHILL VALUES BELOW MINUS FIFTEEN ARE LIKELY AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS TONIGHT. VALUES TO MINUS 25 WILL BE POSSIBLE. A WIND
CHILL WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED FOR THE APPALACHIANS. A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE BLUE RIDGE AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY FOR
LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE ALLEGHENY FRONT.

WIND CHILL VALUES BELOW ZERO ARE LIKELY SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
THE LOWEST VALUES ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT...WHEN VALUES MAY
REACH MINUS 5 TO 10 BELOW...AND COULD BE AS LOW AS 25 BELOW IN THE
APPALACHIANS. A WIND CHILL WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING FOR THE APPALACHIANS. WIND CHILL WARNINGS MAY EVENTUALLY
BE REQUIRED. ELSEWHERE WIND CHILL ADVISORIES WILL BE LIKELY
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

WINDS MAY GUST TO 50 MPH SATURDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...THERE IS A MODERATE THREAT OF A WINTER
STORM WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND AN ENHANCED THREAT OF A WINTER
STORM EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE
SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL DELAYS AND CLOSURES. PLAN AHEAD TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT ON YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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