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15 February 2015 @ 06:02 pm
What?! SNOW?!  
Issued by The National Weather Service Wakefield, VA
Sun, Feb 15, 4:40 pm EST

... WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
* AREAS AFFECTED: THE PENINSULA... MIDDLE PENINSULA... AND PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA.
* HAZARDS: HEAVY SNOW... POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET.
* ACCUMULATION: SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 6 TO 8 INCHES... WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE LOWER PENINSULA WHERE A MIX WITH SLEET IS MORE LIKELY.
* TEMPERATURES: UPPER TEENS TO LOW 20S.
* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD INTO EASTERN VIRGINIA BY EARLY MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT POTENTIALLY MIXING WITH SLEET... BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS: SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN HAZARDOUS... SNOW COVERED ROADS. EVEN PRIMARY ROADS AND HIGHWAYS WILL LIKELY BECOME SNOW COVERED DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW... SLEET... OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.