Western Mineral Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 07:43 AM EST del 26 novembre 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* precipitation type...snow.

* Accumulations...3 to 6 inches below 1500 feet. 8 to 16 inches above 1500 feet.

* Timing...snow will continue through today along the ridge tops above 1500 feet. A mixture of rain and snow below 1500 feet will change to all snow between by 10 am this morning. The heaviest snow is expected through 2 PM this afternoon. Snow will end late this afternoon.

* Temperatures...upper 20s to lower 30s above 1500 feet. Temperatures will fall into the lower and middle 30s below 1500 feet.

* Winds...north becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts around 15 mph.

* Impacts...roads will become snow covered and slippery and visibility may be reduced below a half mile at times. The worst conditions are expected along the ridge tops above 1500 feet. Interstates 68...81 and 64 will be impacted by the snow. Snow will have a significant impact on Holiday travel plans throughout the day. 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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:41 am EST on November 26, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 29 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative observers...Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/Baltimore

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Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Maryland

...Allegany County... 1 S Eckhart Mines 3.0 1040 am 11/26 trained spotter Frostburg 1.0 700 am 11/26 co-op observer Frostburg 0.5 659 am 11/26 trained spotter Cumberland 0.4 700 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Anne Arundel County... BWI Airport T 821 am 11/26 Airport

Virginia

...City of Harrisonburg... 2 W Harrisonburg 5.0 956 am 11/26 broadcast media

...City of Winchester... Winchester 1.0 937 am 11/26 broadcast media

...Fairfax County... Vienna T 820 am 11/26 broadcast media

...Frederick County... Stephens City 1.6 1000 am 11/26 trained spotter 2 NNE Nineveh 1.0 930 am 11/26 trained spotter 3 S Stephenson 0.8 925 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Highland County... 7 SSW Monterey 5.5 700 am 11/26 cocorahs 1 SW Mill Gap 0.8 600 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Loudoun County... NE Leesburg 1.0 1028 am 11/26 public Dulles international 0.2 1026 am 11/26 Airport Lovettsville T 819 am 11/26 public Bluemont T 845 am 11/26 NWS employee 2 WSW Lucketts T 850 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Rockingham County... 2 S Lacey Spring 4.0 1005 am 11/26 trained spotter 3 ENE Rocky Bar 0.5 736 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Shenandoah County... Woodstock 4.0 1028 am 11/26 public 7 NE Basye 3.5 1008 am 11/26 public Edinburg 1.0 810 am 11/26 NWS employee

...Warren County... Front Royal 1.0 846 am 11/26 other federal

West Virginia

...Berkeley County... 1 WNW Williamsport T 908 am 11/26 trained spotter 2 WNW winebrenners c T 1005 am 11/26 trained spotter

...Grant County... 2 ESE Kline Gap 6.5 1000 am 11/26 trained spotter Mount Storm 4.0 800 am 11/26 dept of highways Petersburg 3.0 700 am 11/26 co-op observer Bayard 0.8 700 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Hampshire County... 2 N Frenchburg 14.0 922 am 11/26 public Augusta 12.0 944 am 11/26 broadcast media 2 N Frenchburg 8.0 730 am 11/26 public 1 WNW Slanesville 6.0 800 am 11/26 1200 feet 2 WNW Lehew 6.0 957 am 11/26 trained spotter Romney 3.0 834 am 11/26 public

...Hardy County... Rio 13.0 1023 am 11/26 broadcast media Wardensville 7.5 1030 am 11/26 public Mathias 5.5 832 am 11/26 broadcast media rig 3.0 700 am 11/26 cocorahs 1 SSE Moorefield 2.5 700 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Mineral County... Burlington 4.0 745 am 11/26 trained spotter 2 SSW Keyser 1.1 700 am 11/26 co-op observer

...Morgan County... Paw Paw 14.0 1003 am 11/26 public 2 se Paw Paw 11.0 900 am 11/26 public 2 WNW Berryville 9.5 1019 am 11/26 trained spotter Berkeley spgs 4.0 732 am 11/26 broadcast media

...Pendleton County... 6 WSW Cherry Grove 10.0 1004 am 11/26 trained spotter

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