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Winter Storm Warning Continues Until 6 / 9PM Monday Night Updated – 3.3.14 – CANCELED

[ 1 ] March 2, 2014 |

Via: A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for virtually all of the Virginia including the Central Virginia Blue Ridge.

CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST MONDAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
240 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-ORANGE-STAFFORD-
SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WALDORF…ST MARYS CITY…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…FREDERICKSBURG

240 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO ONE TENTH INCH OF ICE…THEN 6 TO 10
INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE
TONIGHT… THEN WILL CHANGE TO HEAVY SNOW THIS MORNING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING
.

* TEMPERATURES…DROPPING FROM THE LOWER 30S LATE TONIGHT INTO
THE MID 20S MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE AND SNOW OVERNIGHT AND
MONDAY. BOTH THE MONDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON RUSH HOURS WILL
BE AFFECTED. POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE COMBINATION
OF ICE AND HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS WINTER STORM WARNING IS FOR HEAVY SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN AND MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE AND SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.
ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
240 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-GREENE-MADISON-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-WESTERN PENDLETON-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…ANNAPOLIS…STAUNTON…
WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…CULPEPER…MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…
FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…HIGHTOWN…MONTEREY…
CIRCLEVILLE…FRANKLIN
240 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…AND HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO ONE TENTH INCH OF ICE…THEN 6 TO 10
INCHES OF SNOW…LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AROUND 12 INCHES IN
THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS.

* TIMING…RAIN CHANGES TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH…BECOMING HEAVY SNOW LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH
MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES…DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S LATE TONIGHT…THEN
LOWER 20S MONDAY.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE AND SNOW OVERNIGHT AND
MONDAY. BOTH THE MONDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON RUSH HOURS WILL
BE AFFECTED. POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE COMBINATION
OF ICE AND HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS WINTER STORM WARNING IS FOR HEAVY SNOW…SLEET…AND
FREEZING RAIN AND MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE AND SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.
ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
401 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

…COLD AIR TO CHANGE RAIN TO A QUICK ICY MIX THEN SNOW EARLY
THIS MORNING…

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL SLIP SOUTH OF US TODAY. AREAS OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL TRAVEL ALONG THIS FRONT WITH PRECIPITATION CHANGING
FROM RAIN…TO AN ICY MIX…TO SNOW BY MID MORNING. THE MAIN
UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL HEAD EAST AND PRECIPITATION ENDS FROM
WEST TO EAST MONDAY AFTERNOON.

VAZ018-022>024-034-035-045>047-059-031715-
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0005.140303T1200Z-140304T0000Z/
CRAIG-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-BEDFORD-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-
APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…NEW CASTLE…ROANOKE…SALEM…
FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA…BEDFORD…AMHERST…
LYNCHBURG…APPOMATTOX…KEYSVILLE
401 AM EST MON MAR 3 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES NEAR HIGHWAY
460…INCREASING TO 6 TO 10 INCHES ALONG AND NORTH OF THE JAMES
RIVER. SLEET ACCUMULATIONS LESS THAN ONE INCH.

* TIMING…RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND SNOW AROUND DAYBREAK
MONDAY…AND TO ALL SNOW BY 11 AM.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. SOME POWER
OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING INTO THE LOWER 20S DURING THE AFTERNOON.

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.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW SLEET AND ICE
ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT
RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT PHONE NUMBER 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…
4 3 2 4.FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION…VISIT US ON THE WEB
AT HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV OR AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV. ALSO REPORTS
CAN BE SENT TO OUR FACEBOOK AND TWITTER PAGES.

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