596  
WWUS41 KLWX 041831  
WSWLWX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
131 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015  
 
MDZ017-VAZ036-037-056-057-050245-  
/O.UPG.KLWX.WS.A.0005.150305T0800Z-150306T0200Z/  
/O.EXB.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0800Z-150306T0300Z/  
ST. MARYS-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-  
131 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 PM EST  
THURSDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS  
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS  
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* PRECIPITATION TYPES...WINTRY MIX...THEN SNOW...POTENTIALLY  
HEAVY AT TIMES.  
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG WITH  
AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.  
 
* TIMING...RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW AND SLEET LATE TONIGHT. SNOW AND  
SLEET WILL TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW BY MIDDAY THURSDAY. SNOW AND  
SLEET MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S...DROPPING INTO THE MID 20S.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...  
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO  
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.  
 

 
 

 
 
MDZ003-501-502-VAZ028-503-504-WVZ050>052-055-501>506-050245-  
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0000Z-150306T0000Z/  
WASHINGTON-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-  
FREDERICK VA-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-  
BERKELEY-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-  
EASTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-  
131 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...  
 
* PRECIPITATION TYPES...WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING...THEN SNOW...  
HEAVY AT TIMES.  
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.  
 
* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING THEN ALL SNOW  
OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW HEAVIEST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
MIDDAY THURSDAY.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S...DROPPING INTO THE LOWER 20S.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED  
TO ONE- QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BE DANGEROUS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
MDZ004>006-011-503>508-VAZ025>027-029>031-040-501-505>508-WVZ053-  
050245-  
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0300Z-150306T0000Z/  
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-  
NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY-  
NORTHWEST HOWARD-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD-NORTHWEST HARFORD-  
SOUTHEAST HARFORD-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-  
CLARKE-RAPPAHANNOCK-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN LOUDOUN-  
EASTERN LOUDOUN-NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE-  
JEFFERSON-  
131 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...  
 
* PRECIPITATION TYPES...WINTRY MIX LATE THIS EVENING...THEN  
SNOW... HEAVY AT TIMES.  
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.  
 
* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO WINTRY MIX LATE THIS EVENING THEN ALL  
SNOW THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW HEAVIEST THURSDAY LATE MORNING  
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S...DROPPING INTO THE LOWER 20S.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
DCZ001-MDZ013-014-016-018-VAZ038-039-050>055-502-050245-  
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0009.150305T0500Z-150306T0200Z/  
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-CALVERT-  
GREENE-MADISON-ORANGE-CULPEPER-  
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-  
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-  
131 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT  
TO 9 PM EST THURSDAY...  
 
* PRECIPITATION TYPES...WINTRY MIX...THEN ALL SNOW...HEAVY AT  
TIMES.  
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.  
 
* TIMING...RAIN CHANGES TO WINTRY MIX AROUND MIDNIGHT THEN ALL  
SNOW THURSDAY. SNOW HEAVIEST THURSDAY LATE MORNING TO MID  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S...DROPPING INTO THE LOWER 20S.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED...VISIBILITIES WILL DROP  
TO AROUND A QUARTER-MILE AT TIMES...MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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