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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

VAZ025-026-036>038-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-210200- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0300Z/ Augusta-Rockingham-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Western Highland- Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations around one tenth to a quarter inch are expected. Ice accumulations will likely exceed a quarter inch for elevations above 1000 feet.

* WHERE...Portions of central and western Virginia and eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening. Sleet and rain that freezes on some surfaces will continue through this evening ending as a period of rain overnight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ005-006-507-210200- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0300Z/ Carroll-Northern Baltimore-Northwest Harford- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations ranging from between a tenth and a quarter inch.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Maryland.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult, especially early this afternoon. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ011-014-508-210000- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0000Z/ Southern Baltimore-Anne Arundel-Southeast Harford- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of less than a tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of northern and central Maryland.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening. Snow will change to sleet and freezing rain between 1 pm and 3 pm this afternoon, and rain will continue to freeze on some surfaces through early this evening. Precipitation will change to all rain later this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult, especially early this afternoon. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

DCZ001-MDZ013-VAZ054-210000- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0000Z/ District of Columbia-Prince Georges- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations less than a tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...The District of Columbia, portions of central Maryland and northern Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening. Sleet and freezing rain this afternoon will transition to rain this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ503>506-VAZ039-050>053-502-506-210200- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0300Z/ Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Madison-Orange- Culpeper-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations ranging from less than a tenth of an inch along and east of Interstate 95 to between a tenth and a quarter inch northwest of Interstate 95. The highest snow and ice amounts are most likely in the northern and western suburbs of Washington DC.

* WHERE...Portions of central Maryland and central and northern Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ003-004-501-502-VAZ027>031-040-501-505-WVZ050>053-055-501>504- 210200- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190221T0600Z/ Washington-Frederick MD-Extreme Western Allegany- Central and Eastern Allegany-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren- Clarke-Rappahannock-Northern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Hampshire- Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant- Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- 1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to a quarter inch are expected. Ice accumulations will likely exceed a quarter inch for elevations above 1000 feet.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and western Maryland, northern Virginia and eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM EST Thursday. Sleet and freezing rain this afternoon will transition to rain that continues to freeze on some surfaces through late tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed branches and isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Charleston WV 107 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

WVZ523-524-526-210000- /O.CON.KRLX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190221T0000Z/ Northwest Pocahontas-Southeast Pocahontas-Southeast Randolph- Including the cities of Snowshoe, Marlinton, and Harman 107 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Significant icing. Additional ice accumulations of one to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Randolph and Northwest Pocahontas Counties.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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KistnerURGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 1242 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ008-012-202100- /O.CON.KPHI.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/ Cecil-Kent MD- Including the cities of Elkton and Chestertown 1242 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Cecil and Kent MD counties.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions may impact the first part of the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 1242 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

PAZ060-101>103-210545- /O.CON.KPHI.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190221T0600Z/ Berks-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-Western Montgomery- Including the cities of Reading, Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square, Collegeville, and Pottstown 1242 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Western Chester, Eastern Chester, Western Montgomery and Berks counties.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. Precipitation will eventually change to mainly rain from south to north through the mid to late evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1214 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Threat for Winter Precipitation Diminishes Today...

.A winter storm was moving across the region continues to impact parts of the area with freezing rain. Until temperatures climb above 32, ice will continue to collect on trees and power lines. The main threat for subfreezing this afternoon is for areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway and north of highway 460.

VAZ019-020-023-024-034-035-045>047-WVZ507-508-210115- /O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-190221T0500Z/ Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Bedford-Amherst-Campbell- Appomattox-Buckingham-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier- Including the cities of Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Amherst, Lynchburg, Appomattox, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle 1214 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Significant icing. Additional ice accumulations of one to two tenths of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central and west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan for potential power outages. Ice will accumulate on trees and powerlines.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall and sleet amount and ice accumulation or wind damage to the National Weather Service via email at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter... or by calling 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 1156 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

MDZ001-PAZ074-076-WVZ514-210100- /O.CON.KPBZ.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190221T0600Z/ Garrett-Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette Ridges-Eastern Tucker- Including the cities of Mountain Lake Park, Oakland MD, Grantsville, Ligonier, Donegal, Champion, Ohiopyle, Davis, Thomas, and Canaan Valley 1156 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Additional mixed precipitation with ice accumulations of one tenth to three tenths of an inch.

* WHERE...In Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Ridges and Fayette Ridges Counties. In Maryland, Garrett County. In West Virginia, Eastern Tucker County.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Please report snow or ice by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPittsburgh

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service State College PA 520 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

PAZ024>026-033>036-210000- /O.CON.KCTP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-190221T1100Z/ Cambria-Blair-Huntingdon-Somerset-Bedford-Fulton-Franklin- Including the cities of Johnstown, Altoona, Huntingdon, Mount Union, Somerset, Bedford, McConnellsburg, and Chambersburg 520 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 8 inches and ice accumulation up to one quarter of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of south-central Pennsylvania.

* WHEN...The heaviest snow will fall at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour this morning before transitioning to an icy mix of sleet and freezing rain through the afternoon. Freezing rain is expected this evening into tonight before ending early Thursday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult and hazardous travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Localized to regional power outages are possible in areas of heavy icing. Temperatures will slowly rise above freezing by daybreak Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission strongly encourage motorists to heed all travel restrictions and delay unnecessary travel. Visit www.511pa.com for the latest travel, roadway and traffic conditions.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service State College PA 520 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

PAZ027-028-056-057-059-063>066-210000- /O.CON.KCTP.WS.W.0003.190220T1100Z-190221T1100Z/ Mifflin-Juniata-Perry-Dauphin-Lebanon-Cumberland-Adams-York- Lancaster- Including the cities of Lewistown, Mifflintown, Newport, Harrisburg, Hershey, Lebanon, Carlisle, Gettysburg, York, and Lancaster 520 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulation of 4 to 7 inches and ice accumulation up to one quarter of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of south-central Pennsylvania.

* WHEN...The heaviest snow will fall at a rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour during the late morning and early afternoon before changing to an icy mix of sleet and freezing rain through the afternoon. Freezing rain is expected this evening into tonight before ending early Thursday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult and hazardous travel conditions, including the morning commute evening commute. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Localized to regional power outages are possible in areas of heavy icing. Temperatures will slowly rise above freezing by daybreak Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission strongly encourage motorists to heed all travel restrictions and delay unnecessary travel. Visit www.511pa.com for the latest travel, roadway and traffic conditions.

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