Freeze Warnings & Watches : ! EXPIRED !

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Via NWS : Various Freeze Watches & Warnings are in effect over the weekend. Some wintry precip is possible late Friday night into early Saturday. A hard freeze and gusty winds are likely Saturday night into Sunday morning. Click on the map above for the latest alerts for your specific area.

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URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE…UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1050 AM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-NORTHWEST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-EASTERN LOUDOUN-
NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-MORGAN-
BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…
BALLENGER CREEK…ELDERSBURG…WESTMINSTER…REISTERSTOWN…
COCKEYSVILLE…GERMANTOWN…DAMASCUS…LISBON…JARRETTSVILLE…
STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…STUARTS DRAFT…HARRISONBURG…
STRASBURG…WOODSTOCK…MOUNT JACKSON…NEW MARKET…WINCHESTER…
LURAY…SHENANDOAH…STANLEY…FRONT ROYAL…BERRYVILLE…
LOVINGSTON…CHARLOTTESVILLE…STANARDSVILLE…MADISON…
WASHINGTON…ORANGE…GORDONSVILLE…CULPEPER…DALE CITY…
MANASSAS…WOODBRIDGE…LAKE RIDGE…MONTCLAIR…WARRENTON…
TURNBULL…PURCELLVILLE…LEESBURG…ASHBURN…STERLING…
BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…PAW PAW…MARTINSBURG…
CHARLES TOWN…SHEPHERDSTOWN
1050 AM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

…FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EDT SATURDAY…
…FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING…

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 30 DEGREES TONIGHT. LOWER TO MID 20S
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…UNPROTECTED VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL BE KILLED OR DAMAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL SENSITIVE CROPS AND OTHER VEGETATION.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1034 AM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

…ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND WELL BELOW
FREEZING TEMPERATURES FOR THE WEEKEND…

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY MORNING. THIS FRONT BRINGS STRONG GUSTY WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS AND A SURGE OF VERY COLD TEMPERATURES FOR EARLY
APRIL THAT ARE EXPECTED TO LAST INTO SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL
GUST OVER 55 MPH ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY OF NORTH CAROLINA INTO
THE GRAYSON HIGHLANDS…WITH GUSTS OVER 45 MPH EXPECTED ELSEWHERE
WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE DAY
SATURDAY…BEFORE DIMINISHING SATURDAY EVENING. SUB FREEZING
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BOTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

SMYTH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MARION…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…
LEXINGTON…BUENA VISTA
1034 AM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

…FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EDT SATURDAY…
…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 PM EDT
SATURDAY…
…HARD FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING…

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S FRIDAY NIGHT. IN THE LOWER 20S
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS…SMYTH COUNTY VIRGINIA…AND THE ROANOKE AND SOUTHERN
SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARDS…SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

* TIMING…FREEZING TEMPERATURES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT.
STRONG WINDS FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS…SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL FRUIT TREES AND
OTHER VEGETATION IF LEFT UNPROTECTED. STRONG
WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREE LIMBS AND WEAKER TREES AND WILL BE A
HAZARD TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON NORTH-SOUTH ORIENTED
ROADWAYS. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES MAY OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A HARD FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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