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

MDZ003>006-501>507-VAZ025>031-036>040-050-051-501>508-WVZ050>053-
055-501>506-041315-
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-
912 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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 WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO TONIGHT PRIMARILY
FOR THE BALTIMORE NORTH OF THE POTOMAC UNTIL 10 PM. PLEASE SEE
WSWLWX FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

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

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.

WIND CHILL ADVISORIES ARE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY FOR RIDGELINES...
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

.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
953 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015


DCZ001-VAZ026>031-040-052>054-501-503>507-WVZ050-052-053-055-
501>506-041100-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-
WARREN-CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-
FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-HAMPSHIRE-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...HARRISONBURG...
WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...
ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH...WARRENTON...HIGHTOWN...MONTEREY...
PURCELLVILLE...LEESBURG...ASHBURN...BIG MEADOWS...MARTINSBURG...
CHARLES TOWN...MOOREFIELD...BAYARD...MOUNT STORM...PETERSBURG...
ELK GARDEN...KEYSER...FORT ASHBY...CIRCLEVILLE...FRANKLIN
953 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS 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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