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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

MDZ004>006-VAZ042-501-262045-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141126T2300Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...LEESBURG...
WARRENTON
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* 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 BY
  NOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.
  SNOW WILL END TOWARD THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S BY MID
  MORNING.

* 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 TODAY...
  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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
505 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-271000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
505 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR LOCATIONS NEAR THE MASON-
DIXON LINE AND ALSO FOR AREAS NEAR AND WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
MOUNTAINS TODAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
PORTIONS OF THE VIRGINIA PIEDMONT. SEE WBCWSWLWX FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. PLEASE RELAY
SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$






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