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Wintergreen & Nelson : Winter Storm Watch Begins Sunday : Updated 7:07PM – 2.18.12

[ 0 ] February 17, 2012 |

WINTER STORM WATCH
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
707 PM EST SAT FEB 18 2012

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…CULPEPER…
HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…
PETERSBURG…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
1007 AM EST SAT FEB 18 2012

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…5 OR MORE INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS STORM WILL
EXHIBIT A TIGHT GRADIENT OF SNOWFALL FROM SOUTH /GREATER/ TO
NORTH /LESSER/.

* TIMING…SNOW DEVELOPING SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
END BY LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES…LOWER TO MID 30S SUNDAY…FALLING INTO THE LOWER
TO MID 20S SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS ARE EXPECTED IN
SNOW. ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED…CREATING HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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