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Winter Weather Advisory

May 27th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

In effect until Monday 3 AM

* 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. ICE
  ACCUMULATION AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH. LOCALLY HIGHER ICE
  ACCUMULATION OF ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH ACROSS NORTH-
  CENTRAL MARYLAND.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW AND ICE COVERED TODAY AND TONIGHT.
  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 TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
  RISE INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S ACROSS MOST AREAS TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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