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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1053 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-261400-
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-
1053 PM EST TUE NOV 25 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...TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING BEGINS LATE TONIGHT FOR LOCATIONS NEAR AND
WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF WESTERN
MARYLAND AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA. SEE WBCWSWLWX FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Warning

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

MDZ003-501-502-VAZ025>031-503-504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-261600-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0012.141126T0800Z-141126T2300Z/
WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-
JEFFERSON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-
EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAGERSTOWN...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...
STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...
HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...MOOREFIELD...
BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...
FORT ASHBY...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
249 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES BELOW 1500 FEET...6 TO 10 INCHES
  ABOVE 1500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVERNIGHT ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS ABOVE
  1500 FEET. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW BELOW 1500 WILL CHANGE TO
  ALL SNOW BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 9 AM AND 2 PM WEDNESDAY. SNOW WILL END
  LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S ALONG THE
  RIDGE TOPS ABOVE 1500 FEET. LOWER TO MIDDLE 30S BELOW 1500 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE RIDGE TOPS ABOVE 1500 FEET.
  INTERSTATES 68...81 AND 64 WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW. SNOW
  WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS
  THROUGHOUT THE DAY WEDNESDAY. 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.

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