WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : Until 2AM Tuesday – This Update 4:42 PM – 3.18.13

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Via NWS : A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY continues until 2AM Monday for much of the area. Click on image to get the latest updates.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
442 PM EDT MON MAR 18 2013

CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-
FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-
RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
HAMPSHIRE-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CUMBERLAND…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…
HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…
WASHINGTON…WARRENTON…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…MOOREFIELD…
BAYARD…MOUNT STORM…PETERSBURG…KEYSER…FORT ASHBY…
CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
442 PM EDT MON MAR 18 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT TUESDAY…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FOR ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 1000 FEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS…A TENTH INCH OF FREEZING RAIN AND UP TO 1 INCH OF
ADDITIONAL SLEET….PRIMARILY ACROSS THE RIDGE TOPS.

* TIMING…FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS THE RIDGE TOPS….WITH
RAIN BELOW 1000 FEET.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

* WINDS…SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS…ROADS MAY BECOME SLIPPERY DUE ICE ACCUMULATION…
ESPECIALLY ACROSS ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET AND FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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