Alert: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 28 at 2:53PM EST expiring March 2 at 3:00AM EST by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Winter Weather Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2015-02-28T14:54:12-05:00
Expires: 2015-02-28T23:00:00-05:00
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING
RAIN… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS…NORTH-CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND AS WELL AS THE
EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
VIRGINIA…INCLUDING THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET OVER 3 INCHES NEAR THE MASON-DIXON
LINE. ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BEGIN BETWEEN 4 AM AND 7 AM SUNDAY MORNING.
SNOW WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BETWEEN NOON AND 3
PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL END AS FREEZING RAIN
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BE SNOW AND ICE COVERED SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT. TRAVELLING WILL BE DANGEROUS DURING THIS TIME. VISIBILITY
WILL BE REDUCED BELOW ONE-MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW SUNDAY MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS…SOUTH AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH
ALONG THE RIDGES ABOVE 2000 FEET.

* TEMPERATURES…RISING THROUGH THE 20S SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
RISE INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S ACROSS MOST AREAS SUNDAY
NIGHT.
Instruction: A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Frederick; Clarke; Morgan; Jefferson; Berkeley; Hampshire; Frederick; Loudoun; Allegany; Mineral; Washington; City of Winchester

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-743371-722371
CAP MessageType: Alert