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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-040945-
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-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-SOUTHEAST HARFORD-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
334 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY EVENING
FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SOME SLEET. PLEASE SEE WSWLWX FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

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

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.

.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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Winter Storm Watch

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


MDZ501-502-VAZ026>031-040-052-501-503-504-507-WVZ050-055-501>506-
040400-
/O.NEW.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-ROCKINGHAM-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-
HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-
EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...HARRISONBURG...
WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...WASHINGTON...MANASSAS...
MANASSAS PARK...WARRENTON...HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...BIG MEADOWS...
MOOREFIELD...BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...
KEYSER...FORT ASHBY...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
250 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...POTOMAC HIGHLANDS AND THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH
  VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

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

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

* WINDS... NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...25 TO 30 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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