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Winter Storm Watch Begins Friday Morning : Major Snowfall Expected! : Update: 9PM

Nelson County, Virginia
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
851 PM EST WED FEB 3 2010

HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-
GREENE-MADISON-PENDLETON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…BAYARD…PETERSBURG
851 PM EST WED FEB 3 2010

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…THIS STORM IS LIKELY TO PRODUCE 12 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IN THE WATCH AREA…WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OVER 20 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND DAYBREAK FRIDAY…
CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…HIGHS AROUND 30 FRIDAY. FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY…TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S.

* WINDS…EAST 5 TO 10 MPH FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT…BECOMING
NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE SIMILAR TO THE DECEMBER 19TH
STORM. PLAN FOR SUBSTANTIAL DISRUPTIONS TO TRAVEL FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND.