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WINTER STORM WARNING : CANCELED

[ 2 ] January 20, 2014 |

The previously issued Winter Storm Watch has now been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning. Effective from early Tuesday until Tuesday night.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 PM EST TUESDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
723 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-ORANGE-
STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WALDORF…ST MARYS CITY…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…FREDERICKSBURG

723 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 11 PM EST
TUESDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 7 AM AND 10 AM TUESDAY
MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE MIDDAY AND
AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE 20S WHEN SNOW BEGINS TUESDAY
MORNING…THEN FALLING INTO THE TEENS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE AROUND ZERO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON…FALLING TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH…INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
BELOW ONE-HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME DANGEROUS
TUESDAY. THE MORNING COMMUTE MAY BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW…AND
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT IS EXPECTED FOR THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
COMMUTE.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
723 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

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

723 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 PM EST
TUESDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 8 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 10
INCHES ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 4 AM AND 7 AM EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF IN THE EARLY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE 20S WHEN SNOW BEGINS EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING…THEN FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE MOUNTAINS
AND INTO THE TEENS ELSEWHERE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE AROUND ZERO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON…DROPPING TO AROUND MINUS 15 TUESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH…INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
BELOW ONE-HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME DANGEROUS
TUESDAY. BOTH THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON COMMUTE WILL LIKELY BE
IMPACTED BY THE SNOW.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
221 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

…HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE TUESDAY…

.AN ALBERTA CLIPPER IS EXPECTED TO MOVE RAPIDLY SOUTHEAST…
CROSSING THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT…THEN STRENGTHEN AS IT SPARKS
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WINTER STORM ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON
TUESDAY. THIS STORM WILL RESULT IN A 6-12 HOUR PERIOD OF SNOW
BEGINNING TUESDAY MORNING…WITH THE HEAVIEST OF THE SNOW FALLING
OVER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA.

TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-FLOYD-CRAIG-
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-
APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…TAZEWELL…MARION…BLAND…
PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…RADFORD…PULASKI…BLACKSBURG…
FLOYD…NEW CASTLE…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…
BUENA VISTA…ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…AMHERST…LYNCHBURG…
APPOMATTOX

221 PM EST MON JAN 20 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM EST
TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS…THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE…NEW RIVER AND ROANOKE VALLEYS
TO THE HILL CITY OF LYNCHBURG.

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES NORTH OF HWY
460…2 TO 5 INCHES SOUTH.

* TIMING…BEGINNING TUESDAY AROUND MORNING RUSH HOUR…ENDING BY
EVENING RUSH HOUR.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED. SNOW WILL LIKELY
IMPACT BOTH THE MORNING AND EVENING WORK COMMUTE.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING INTO THE MID 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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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