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NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning

February 14th, 2016 by WCBC Radio


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM MONDAY TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH. WINDS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 10 DEGREES THIS MORNING...IN THE TEENS SUNDAY NIGHT RISING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

* WIND CHILLS...AROUND FIVE BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET. UP TO A QUARTER   INCH OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING...LOWEST WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING. SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY BEFORE CHANGING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT.  PRECIPITATION WILL END TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS WILL LEAD TO FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. SNOW AND
  ICE WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY ROADS AND TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT.

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