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Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Counties West of Nelson – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] December 16, 2008 |
The NWS Winter Weather Advisory area highlighted in darker blue, as of Tuesday morning. Click for larger.

The NWS Winter Weather Advisory area highlighted in darker blue, as of Tuesday morning. Click for larger.

Updated 11:30 AM EST 12.16.08
Winter Weather Advisory now in effect for mentioned areas till 11 AM Wednesday.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
927 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

VAZ025>027-029-030-162230-
/O.EXT.KLWX.WW.Y.0019.081216T1413Z-081217T1600Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL
927 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
WEDNESDAY…

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE REGION WILL BRING COLDER AIR INTO
THE AREA…WITH RAIN EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AT
HIGHER ELEVATIONS TODAY. TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS ABOVE
1500 FEET. ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH AT
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

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.

$$
Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1044 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ021-025>031-036>042-050-051-
WVZ050>055-501>504-171000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-HIGHLAND-
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-FAUQUIER-LOUDOUN-
ORANGE-CULPEPER-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-PENDLETON-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
1044 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

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…TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE MOUNTAINS. UP TO A QUARTER
INCH OF ICE AND 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT
AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ALONG THE ALLEGHENY FRONT
AS A COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION. FREEZING RAIN…MIXED WITH
SLEET…IS EXPECTED. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UNDER ONE TENTH INCH WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A MIX OF SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE AS WELL AS IN THE CATOCTINS AND CENTRAL MARYLAND
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED. PLEASE RELAY REPORTS
OF WINTRY CONDITIONS AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

Earlier Previous post:
The earlier issued Winter Storm Watch has been downgraded as of Tuesday morning to a Winter Weather Advisory for counties immediately south and west of Nelson. A portion of communities along the BRP including Wintergreen, Love & Montebello are included in the advisory area.

Click here for the latest weather alerts.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
432 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

MDZ004-005-009-VAZ025>027-029>031-042-WVZ053-161745-
/O.UPG.KLWX.WS.A.0008.081216T2300Z-081217T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.WW.Y.0019.081216T2300Z-081217T1600Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-
PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-LOUDOUN-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL…LEESBURG…CHARLES TOWN
432 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED WINTER PRECIPITATION…WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST WEDNESDAY. THE
WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE REGION WILL BRING A MUCH COLDER
AIRMASS INTO THE AREA…AND AREAS OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO CHANGE
TO SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TODAY. TRAVEL WILL BECOME
HAZARDOUS…ESPECIALLY IN HIGH ELEVATION SPOTS ABOVE 1500 FEET.
ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL LESS THAN A QUARTER INCH AT HIGH
ELEVATIONS WITH LIGHT SNOW OF PERHAPS AN INCH ALSO EXPECTED.

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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
411 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

…LIGHT WINTRY MIX LIKELY ACROSS THE REGION…

.MUCH COLDER AIR WILL SLOWLY FEED INTO THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT.
DEEP SOUTHWEST FLOW OVERTOP THIS COLD AIR WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF
MAINLY LIGHT PRECIPITATION THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN
THE RAIN BECOMING MIXED WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE
GREENBRIER VALLEY AND VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS TODAY…AND OVER THE
SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY BY EARLY TONIGHT.

VAZ024-035-161715-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WW.Y.0010.081216T2100Z-081217T1100Z/
ROCKBRIDGE-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…LEXINGTON…AMHERST
411 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2008

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

RAIN WILL BECOME MIXED WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AND THEN CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. ALTHOUGH LITTLE SLEET
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED…A LIGHT COATING OF ICE COULD OCCUR
MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES ESPECIALLY IN THE DEEPER VALLEYS AND
ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE TONIGHT.

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

$$

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