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NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch For Area

March 12th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from Monday
evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...Snow.

* ACCUMULATION...Potential for 6 or more inches of snow within 12
  hours.

* TIMING...Snow will overspread the area Monday evening and
  persist into Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow may make many roads impassable and
  may produce power outages due to the weight of the snow on
  tree limbs and power lines.

* WINDS...Northeast 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 20s to lower 30s.

* ACCUMULATION...Potential for 6 or more inches of snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

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