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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:49 AM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on November 26, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this
evening...

* precipitation type... snow.

* Accumulations... 1 to 3 inches below 1500 feet. 6 to 10 inches
above 1500 feet.

* Timing... snow will develop late tonight into early Wednesday
morning along the ridge tops above 1500 feet. A mixture of
rain and snow below 1500 feet will change to all snow between
6 am and 9 am Wednesday morning. The heaviest snow is expected
between 9 am and 2 PM Wednesday. Snow will end late Wednesday
afternoon.

* Temperatures... falling into the upper 20s to lower 30s along the
ridge tops above 1500 feet. Lower to middle 30s below 1500 feet.

* Winds... north becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts around
15 mph.

* Impacts... roads will become snow covered and slippery and
visibility may be reduced below a half mile at times... mainly
for elevations above 1500 feet. Interstate 64 will be impacted
by the snow. Snow will have a significant impact on Holiday
travel plans for Wednesday... especially for travelers headed
north and west through the Blue Ridge mountains and Potomac
Highlands. Heavy amounts of wet snow along the ridge tops may
cause downed trees that lead to an enhanced threat for power
outages.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:24 AM EST on November 26, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 7
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Baltimore

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Allegany County...
   Frostburg 0.5 659 am 11/26 trained spotter

West Virginia

... Hampshire County...
   2 N Frenchburg 5.0 653 am 11/26 public

... Pendleton County...
   6 WSW Cherry Grove 6.0 700 am 11/26 trained spotter


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Alaska - High Wind Watch , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Watch , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Winter Weather Statement , Special Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Watch
Maine - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Maryland - Coastal Flood Statement , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Tornado Watch
Utah - Special Weather Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Virginia - Coastal Flood Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report