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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1135 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-231000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN 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-
1135 AM EST MON DEC 22 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT 6 PM THIS EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA. A FREEZING RAIN
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT FOR NORTHERN
MARYLAND...MOST OF EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA AND THE NORTHERN
SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA. PLEASE REFER TO THE WINTER WEATHER
MESSAGE WBCWSWLWX FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

THE POTENTIAL FOR FREEZING RAIN MAY EXTEND INTO LATE TONIGHT FOR
PORTIONS OF THE ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Freezing Rain Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1129 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MDZ003>005-501-502-WVZ050>053-501>504-230030-
/O.EXB.KLWX.ZR.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-141223T0500Z/
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAGERSTOWN...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...BAYARD...
MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...FORT ASHBY
1129 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...FREEZING RAIN. PRECIPITATION MAY START OFF
  AS SLEET AT THE ONSET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN. ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH. SLEET MAY COAT THE
  GROUND IN SOME LOCATIONS.

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. FREEZING RAIN MAY CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 ABOVE 1500 FEET. LOWER
  30S BELOW 1500 FEET.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS WILL
  RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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