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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:40 AM EST on January 25, 2015

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 26, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 6 PM EST Monday...

* precipitation type... snow... heavy at times... tonight into
Monday.

* Accumulations... 4 to 6 inches... with isolated areas up to 8 inches.

* Timing... snow will begin early this evening and continue
through Monday afternoon. The heaviest snowfall will occur
between late tonight and late Monday morning.

* Temperatures... mid to upper 20s.

* Winds... northeast 5 mph or less.

* Impacts... roads will be snow covered and slippery tonight into
Monday with visibilities being reduced to near one-quarter
mile at times. The combination of snow covered roads and low
visibility will make travel dangerous.

* Outlook... light snow will continue Monday night into Tuesday... with
an additional 1 to 3 inches possible.

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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 11:56 AM EST on January 25, 2015

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 25, 2015


... Complex winter weather coming to Baltimore/Washington region
tonight through Tuesday...

A complex winter storm scenario will develop tonight and continue
through Tuesday for the greater Baltimore/Washington region.

Low pressure will cross the Ohio Valley tonight... then redevelop
offshore of Cape Hatteras as a strong coastal storm during the
day Monday. This will give the greater Baltimore and Washington
region two separate bouts of winter weather.

The first round of precipitation will start early this evening in
western Maryland... extreme northern Virginia... and the eastern
Panhandle of West Virginia and continue through Monday. In these
areas... the precipitation may start as a period of mixed rain and
snow before changing over to all snow by daybreak Monday. The
snow will continue through the day on Monday... making travel
difficult particularly north of Interstate 66 and west of the Blue
Ridge. Winter storm warnings have been posted for this region.

Tonight... as the precipitation progresses eastward towards the
Interstate 95 corridor... rain will mix with snow in the immediate
Baltimore and Washington DC metropolitan areas as it spreads
eastward. However... by daybreak Monday... precipitation should
change over to all snow across the entire region with the
exception of southern Maryland. Some models suggest that
precipitation on Monday will stay all rain in areas south and
east of Washington DC... so there remains considerable uncertainty
for areas of Maryland south of Route 50. Winter weather
advisories have been issued for the greater Baltimore and
Washington metropolitan areas.

Finally... as the coastal storm starts to rapidly develop late Monday
afternoon off the North Carolina coast... a second round of winter
weather may further impact the region... this time primarily east
of Interstate 95. Snow bands along with gusty northeast winds up
to 40 mph are expected to develop around the powerful storm system
Monday night and Tuesday as it moves northeast towards Cape
Cod. An additional 5 inches or more of snow is possible in the
counties along Maryland's portion of the Chesapeake Bay. Blowing
snow is also possible... reducing visibilities to below one-quarter
of a mile at times. Winter storm watches have been issued for the
Maryland counties directly adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay.

Stay tuned to your favorite media outlet and NOAA Weather Radio
for further updates on this developing winter storm system.


Lee



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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Watch , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch
District of Columbia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Advisory
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Maryland - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Blizzard Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Vermont - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Record Report