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Finally! : NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning For Nelson & Wintergreen – EXPIRED!

[ 0 ] March 5, 2012 |

Via NWS: Better late than never (we guess) the counties in pink are now under a Winter Storm Warning until 1PM. Nelson was finally included after more than 4 inches of snow was on the ground with heavy snow continuing to fall.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1009 AM EST MON MAR 5 2012

AUGUSTA-NELSON-GREENE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO
1009 AM EST MON MAR 5 2012

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING…MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER NOON.

* TEMPERATURES…LOW TO MID 30S.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…
FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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