Winter Storm Warning

UPDATED 2:45pm:

NWS:  5 to 8″ now expected across Northern Maryland… 4 to 8″ now expected across Central Maryland…



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WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY

FREDERICK VA-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND
…WINCHESTER…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY
1157 AM EST MON FEB 21 2011

..WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY. THE
WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET…THEN SNOW WHICH
WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…WINTRY MIX WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS EVENING…THEN CHANGE
OVER TO ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS EVENING… AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.
THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 6AM.

* TEMPERATURES…TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S THIS EVENING…
DROPPING TO THE MID 20S BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTH-NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH.

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MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-ANNE ARUNDEL-CLARKE-LOUDOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…
ANNAPOLIS
…LEESBURG
235 PM EST MON FEB 21 2011

..WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY. THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET…CHANGING TO SNOW
AROUND MIDNIGHT WHICH WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW. WITHIN THIS RANGE…THE
HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THESE COUNTIES.

* TIMING…WINTRY MIX OF RAIN AND SLEET WILL BEGIN LATE THIS
EVENING…THEN CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW AROUND MIDNIGHT. THE SNOW
WILL CONTINUE UNTIL DAWN. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
BETWEEN 1 AM AND 5 AM.

* TEMPERATURES…TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 30S THIS EVENING…
DROPPING TO THE UPPER 20S BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.


Initial post:


LWX Snow Total Forecast

WWUS41 KLWX 211657
WSWLWX

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1157 AM EST MON FEB 21 2011

MDZ003>007-501-502-VAZ028-WVZ050>053-055-501>504-220100-
/O.UPG.KLWX.WS.A.0004.110222T0200Z-110222T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.WS.W.0004.110222T0000Z-110222T1200Z/
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-

FREDERICK VA-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
FROSTBURG…CUMBERLAND
…WINCHESTER…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…
ELK GARDEN…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY
1157 AM EST MON FEB 21 2011

..WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY. THE
WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET…THEN SNOW WHICH
WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…WINTRY MIX WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS EVENING…THEN CHANGE
OVER TO ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS EVENING… AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.
THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 6AM.

* TEMPERATURES…TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S THIS EVENING…
DROPPING TO THE MID 20S BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTH-NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO
MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

JACKSON/WOODY

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WWUS41 KLWX 211657
WSWLWX

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1157 AM EST MON FEB 21 2011

DCZ001-MDZ009>011-013-014-VAZ026-027-029-030-038>040-042-052>054-
501-WVZ505-506-220100-
/O.NEW.KLWX.WW.Y.0009.110222T0200Z-110222T1200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL
-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-
GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…
BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…
HARRISONBURG…FRONT ROYAL…LEESBURG…
MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
WARRENTON…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
1157 AM EST MON FEB 21 2011

..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLEET…
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…WINTRY MIX CHANGING OVER TO SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…WINTRY MIX WILL BEGIN LATE THIS EVENING…THEN CHANGE
OVER TO ALL SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT… AND CONTINUE REST OF THE OVERNIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES…TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 30S THIS EVENING…
DROPPING TO THE UPPER 20S BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTH-NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

JACKSON/WOODY

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