FREDERICK County, Maryland
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Winter Storm Warning
MDZ004>006-VAZ042-501-262045-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141126T2300Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...LEESBURG...
WARRENTON
743 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
AND MASON-DIXON LINE. 1 TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY
NOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOW WILL END TOWARD THIS EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S BY MID
MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY AND
VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY
NEAR THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE MASON-DIXON LINE.
INTERSTATES 66...70 AND 83 WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW. THIS
WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS TODAY...
ESPECIALLY FOR TRAVELERS HEADED NORTH AND WEST TO LOCATIONS NEAR
THE MASON-DIXON LINE AND BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. HEAVY AMOUNTS OF
WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES THAT LEAD TO AN ENHANCED THREAT
FOR POWER OUTAGES.

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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