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Winter Storm Updated 2:45 pm – Warning Begins 6AM Friday Morning : Heavy Snow 20 to 28 Inches!!

Nelson County, Virginia
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 10 PM EST SATURDAY

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
210 PM EST THU FEB 4 2010

VAZ021-025>027-029-030-036>040-050-051-WVZ054-055-501-502-050315-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.100205T1100Z-100207T0300Z/
HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-PENDLETON-
HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...
FRONT ROYAL...CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...CULPEPER...BAYARD...
PETERSBURG
210 PM EST THU FEB 4 2010

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
10 PM EST SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
10 PM EST SATURDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 20 TO 28 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN AROUND DAYBREAK FRIDAY...AND WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE
  RAPIDLY BY EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...WITH HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
  OCCURRING FROM LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNRISE SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...HEAVY SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO BELOW ONE-
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH FRIDAY WITH GUSTS TO
  25 MPH FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONDITIONS IN THIS STORM ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMPARABLE TO THOSE
IN THE STORM OF 19 DECEMBER. PLAN FOR SUBSTANTIAL DISRUPTIONS TO
TRAVEL FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT.