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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
958 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

MDZ016>018-VAZ025>027-029-030-036>040-050>052-055>057-501-502-504-
507-508-311000-
/O.CON.KLWX.FW.A.0001.150331T1500Z-150331T2200Z/
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-
WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-
CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-STAFFORD-
SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-
958 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR HIGH WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND LOW FUEL MOISTURE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
VIRGINIA AS WELL AS SOUTHERN MARYLAND.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT. THE LOWEST VALUES ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS CENTRAL VIRGINIA TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH. THE
  HIGHEST GUSTS WILL BE ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS OF THE BLUE RIDGE
  MOUNTAINS AND POTOMAC HIGHLANDS.

* FUEL MOISTURE...5 TO 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  AND LOW FUEL MOISTURE MAY ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF
  WILDFIRES LATE TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND
POSSIBLE RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
745 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

PAZ004>006-010>012-017>019-024>028-037-041-042-045-046-049>053-
310900-
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-
NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-
JUNIATA-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-
SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-
745 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...LATE SEASON ELEVATION DEPENDENT SNOWFALL OVER CENTRAL AND
NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA TUESDAY...

AN ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA ON TUESDAY...BEGINNING BY DAWN TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS
THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SPREADING EASTWARD
THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE.

AS IS TYPICAL WITH SPRING SNOWFALLS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
ELEVATION DEPENDENT...WITH HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND ESPECIALLY NORTH
FACING SLOPES OF THE WEST CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS LIKELY TO
SEE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW. VALLEYS AND THE REST OF CENTRAL AND NORTH
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA ARE LIKELY TO SEE BETWEEN ONE AND THREE INCHES
OF ACCUMULATION DUE TO MELTING.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THESE AMOUNTS IS NOT IN EFFECT AT THIS
TIME...AS ADVISORY CRITERIA REQUIRES COUNTY WIDE AVERAGES OF 3
INCHES OR MORE. FORECAST SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE FURTHER FINE TUNED
OVERNIGHT...AND AN ADVISORY MAY BE ISSUED IF CONFIDENCE IN HIGHER
AMOUNTS INCREASES FOR MORE HIGHLY POPULATED VALLEY LOCATIONS.

BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA...WITH SLUSH OR SNOW COVERED ROADS LIKELY IN MANY
AREAS...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

LAT...LON 4200 7693 4160 7688 4154 7622 4121 7632
      4114 7623 4096 7621 4091 7600 4079 7584
      4048 7892 4072 7880 4113 7880 4123 7871
      4138 7897 4134 7909 4145 7906 4144 7896
      4162 7896 4162 7961 4200 7961
TIME...MOT...LOC 1944Z 240DEG 49KT 4102 7854

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DEVOIR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
349 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

NYZ009-015>018-022>025-036-037-044>046-055>057-062-312000-
NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-
SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-TOMPKINS-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-CHENANGO-
OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-
349 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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