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WINTER STORM WARNING: Cancelled at 8:59 PM

[ 0 ] January 16, 2013 |

Via NWS: A WINTER STORM WARNING goes into effect Thursday morning until early Friday morning.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT 11PM THURSDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
200 PM EST THU JAN 17 2013

VAZ025-036-037-503-504-180300-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-130118T0400Z/
AUGUSTA-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY
200 PM EST THU JAN 17 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET AND
MAINLY RAIN MIXING WITH SLEET IN THE VALLEYS THROUGH THE MID
AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. SNOW WILL END LATE THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE MID 30S.

* WINDS…NORTH 5 MPH OR LESS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED ALONG WITH POOR
VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
COMMUTE.

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. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE
UPDATES FOR THIS STORM SYSTEM.

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