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Winter Storm Watch CANCELED & REPLACED : Updated 4PM

[ 0 ] December 25, 2010 |

Via NWS : A Winter Storm Watch begins late Saturday night through Sunday evening. The potential for 5 or more inches of snow exists. Click on image for latest updates from NWS.

Updated 4:00PM EST 12.25.10
See new Winter Weather Advisory that replaces this previously issued watch. Click here.

Original Post Earlier Saturday
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
908 AM EST SAT DEC 25 2010

FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…WARRENTON
908 AM EST SAT DEC 25 2010

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…POSSIBILITY OF 5 OR MORE INCHES.

* TIMING…MOVING IN LATE TONIGHT FROM SOUTH TO NORTH. CONTINUING
SUNDAY. ENDING LATE SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THE
PEAK PERIOD OF SNOWFALL WOULD BE DURING THE DAY SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S LATE TONIGHT. HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S SUNDAY AND MONDAY. LOW
TEMPERATURES SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING…INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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