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WINTER STORM WATCH & WARNINGS : EXPIRED

[ 0 ] March 4, 2013 |

WINTER STORM WATCHES and/or WARNINGS go into effect for virtually all of the area starting Tuesday through Wednesday evening. – Click on map image for latest updates from NWS.

WINTER STORM WATCH
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
855 PM EST MON MAR 4 2013

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-VAZ036>040-042-050>056-501-502-
051015-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.A.0004.130305T2300Z-130307T0500Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-
ORANGE-CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…MANASSAS…
MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON
855 PM EST MON MAR 4 2013

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…5 OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TIMING…RAIN MIXING WITH AND CHANGING TO SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT.
SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING…HEAVY AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE MID 30S.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…HEAVY WET SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS COULD LEAD TO POWER
OUTAGES AND DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
855 PM EST MON MAR 4 2013

AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…
HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MOOREFIELD…BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…
PETERSBURG…CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
855 PM EST MON MAR 4 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WITH THE INCREASING
CERTAINTY OF HEAVY SNOW…THE WARNING HAS NOW REPLACED THE WINTER
STORM WATCH THAT HAD BEEN IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…8 TO 12 INCHES…WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
ABOVE 3000 FEET.

* TIMING…RAIN MIXING WITH SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON…CHANGING TO
ALL SNOW TUESDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT…AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
ON WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE MID 30S.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…HEAVY WET SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS COULD LEAD TO POWER
OUTAGES WITH DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF YOU NEED TO TRAVEL TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT…TAKE PLENTY OF EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.
ENSURE YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT IN YOUR TRUNK.

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