Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory
Statement as of 3:58 PM EST on March 05, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to
10 am EST Friday...

* precipitation types... snow... heavy at times.

* Accumulations... 5 to 10 inches of snow. The highest amounts
will be along and west of the Allegheny Front and also near
Interstate 81.

* Timing... snow will end by 7 PM this evening.

* Temperatures... falling into the teens late this afternoon. Lows
tonight into Friday morning ranging from around five degrees
below zero on the ridge tops to the single digits above zero in
the valleys.

* Wind chill... dropping to around 5 to 15 degrees below zero
late tonight into Friday morning.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 15 mph late this afternoon and
evening... decreasing to 5 to 10 mph late tonight into Friday
morning.

* Impacts... roads will remain snow covered and slippery... making
traveling dangerous. Low wind chills may lead to frostbite and
hypothermia.

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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.






Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:08 PM EST on March 05, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 6
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

District of Columbia

... District of Columbia...
   1 WSW National zoo 5.3 541 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E National zoo 5.0 533 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Washington 4.1 512 PM 3/05 Columbia Heights
   1 WSW National zoo 4.0 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Washington 3.8 315 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E Washington 3.0 215 PM 3/05 trained spotter

Maryland

... Anne Arundel County...
   Shady Side 6.0 501 PM 3/05 public
   Fort Meade 6.0 435 PM 3/05 public
   2 SSW Fort Meade 5.0 255 PM 3/05 public
   Davidsonville 4.5 423 PM 3/05 public
   1 N Shady Side 4.5 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Pasadena 4.0 211 PM 3/05 public
   Severna Park 3.8 224 PM 3/05 public
   South Gate 3.0 100 PM 3/05 public
   BWI Airport 2.8 100 PM 3/05 Airport

... Baltimore County...
   Jacksonville 8.3 450 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NW Long Green 8.0 554 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSE Towson 8.0 539 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E Bentley Springs 7.8 505 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   3 WNW Hereford 7.5 320 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NW Reisterstown 7.4 445 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   1 E Oella 7.3 510 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NE Jacksonville 7.2 513 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Phoenix 7.0 345 PM 3/05 public
   2 NNW Brooklandville 6.7 555 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Woodlawn 6.2 506 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E Glyndon 6.0 200 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Upper Falls 5.6 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 E Kingsville 5.6 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 SW Glyndon 4.0 150 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NW Perry Hall 4.0 100 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Owings Mills 3.0 1251 PM 3/05 public

... Baltimore City...
   1 NE Pimlico 8.4 500 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NE Pimlico 8.4 507 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 E Pimlico 7.4 330 PM 3/05 public
   2 W Carroll 7.1 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 WSW Highlandtown 6.3 551 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 N Pimlico 5.0 258 PM 3/05 public
   2 ESE Arlington 4.6 245 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Pimlico 4.5 1240 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Calvert County...
   2 N Huntingtown 4.2 503 PM 3/05 NWS employee

... Carroll County...
   3 WSW Lineboro 12.5 523 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSW Manchester 11.8 438 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   4 NE Millers 11.0 400 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   1 W Westminster 10.5 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   4 NNE Uniontown 10.2 600 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Westminster 9.5 519 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Millers 9.5 206 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Westminster 9.0 159 PM 3/05 public
   2 se Westminster 9.0 450 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   3 NNW Gaither 7.8 602 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Eldersburg 7.7 534 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   2 WSW Winfield 7.6 427 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 se Eldersburg 7.2 445 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 ENE Eldersburg 7.2 556 PM 3/05 public
   3 S Westminster 7.1 125 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 se Eldersburg 4.0 1210 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Charles County...
   Dentsville 5.5 542 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NW Saint Charles 5.0 434 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Saint Charles 4.6 330 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   3 ESE St. Charles 4.0 320 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 SW Dentsville 3.3 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Waldorf 2.0 233 PM 3/05 public
   La Plata 2.0 240 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   Myersville 11.0 430 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E Walkersville 10.3 446 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   3 NNW New Market 10.2 513 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   3 NNW New Market 10.2 500 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 SSW Ijamsville 10.0 444 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Frederick 9.0 448 PM 3/05 other federal
   1 E Walkersville 9.0 224 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NE Jefferson 8.0 420 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Jefferson 8.0 245 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   ballenger creek 7.8 400 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   New Market 7.5 230 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NE Point of Rocks 7.5 300 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 ENE Frederick 6.0 1228 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   ballenger creek 4.5 1250 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Harford County...
   1 ESE street 8.0 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Bel Air 7.3 510 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NE Bel Air 7.0 512 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 E Scarboro 7.0 455 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Havre de Grace 7.0 439 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 E Bel Air 6.5 514 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Abingdon 5.9 350 PM 3/05 public
   Whiteford 5.3 1225 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Howard County...
   1 ENE Brighton dam 9.5 432 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Columbia 9.0 442 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   2 N Columbia 8.3 602 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   2 E Columbia 7.8 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Ellicott City 7.5 521 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   2 se Gaither 7.5 330 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   3 E Columbia 7.1 400 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSE Simpsonville 6.8 520 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 N Columbia 6.4 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SW Ellicott City 6.4 350 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NW Columbia 6.3 533 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Elkridge 6.2 510 PM 3/05 public
   2 W Elkridge 6.0 443 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 ESE Ellicott City 5.5 330 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Columbia 5.0 231 PM 3/05 public
   1 N Savage 5.0 200 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NW Ellicott City 4.5 100 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Elkridge 4.1 215 PM 3/05 other federal
   2 N Columbia 4.1 100 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 WSW Savage 4.1 200 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Montgomery County...
   2 WSW Gaithersburg 9.5 549 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Clarksburg 9.1 518 PM 3/05 public
   3 SSW Damascus 8.5 515 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   1 E Germantown 8.5 411 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Aspen Hill 8.1 447 PM 3/05 public
   1 ENE Gaithersburg 8.1 521 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Damascus 8.0 334 PM 3/05 public
   Laytonsville 7.8 603 PM 3/05 County official
   1 WNW Olney 7.6 516 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Derwood 7.5 554 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 WNW Gaithersburg 7.5 410 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   2 WNW Gaithersburg 7.5 456 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 se Montgomery vill 7.5 556 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 WNW Gaithersburg 7.5 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NNE Potomac 7.5 551 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ENE Garrett Park 7.3 524 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Montgomery Village 7.0 502 PM 3/05 public
   1 ENE Montgomery vil 7.0 530 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Gaithersburg 7.0 424 PM 3/05 County emrg mgmt
   1 ESE Norbeck 6.9 500 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 ESE Norbeck 6.9 508 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Rockville 6.7 543 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 SSW White Oak 6.5 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Norbeck 6.4 400 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 N Hillandale 6.0 530 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 WSW Fairland 6.0 400 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Fairland 5.9 502 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Norbeck 5.6 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NNE Glenmont 5.5 317 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Fairland 5.2 355 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Takoma Park 5.0 405 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Wheaton 5.0 213 PM 3/05 public
   Bethesda 5.0 329 PM 3/05 public
   Germantown 5.0 1249 PM 3/05 public
   Colesville 4.5 200 PM 3/05 public
   Montgomery Village 4.5 1247 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 se Olney 3.8 1245 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   Chevy Chase 3.5 139 PM 3/05 public
   Ashton 3.5 137 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Silver Spring 3.0 143 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NE White Oak 2.9 200 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Wheaton 2.5 1250 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Prince Georges County...
   1 E University Park 5.3 441 PM 3/05 NWS office
   Hyattsville 5.3 526 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 N Greenbelt 5.2 400 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NNW Accokeek 5.0 355 PM 3/05 public
   1 se Langley Park 4.5 545 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   4 S Bowie 4.0 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   Cheverly 4.0 245 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Cheverly 3.0 126 PM 3/05 public

... St. Marys County...
   Mechanicsville 5.0 517 PM 3/05 public
   3 NW California 4.0 541 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   3 SSE Compton 4.0 558 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 NE Bushwood 3.5 504 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 W Callaway 2.0 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Lexington Park 1.3 515 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNW Saint Inigoes 0.8 325 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Washington County...
   Funkstown 11.0 432 PM 3/05 public
   1 WSW Cavetown 10.4 320 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Maugansville 10.0 544 PM 3/05 public
   3 SW Fairplay 9.5 500 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Smithsburg 9.0 236 PM 3/05 public
   Boonsboro 9.0 236 PM 3/05 public
   1 E Hagerstown 8.5 224 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Cascade 8.5 1235 PM 3/05 public
   Hagerstown 8.5 145 PM 3/05 public
   1 ENE Hagerstown 8.0 345 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   Williamsport 6.0 1234 PM 3/05 public
   3 NNW Pecktonville 6.0 330 PM 3/05 NWS employee

Virginia

... Albemarle County...
   Ivy 6.5 300 PM 3/05 public
   1 E Shadwell 6.2 540 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   3 NW Earlysville 5.8 429 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 WSW Monticello 5.5 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 WSW Westmoreland 5.2 607 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 SSW Newcomb Hall 5.0 508 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   barracks 3.0 140 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Arlington County...
   Arlington 6.0 459 PM 3/05 public
   1 NNE Baileys crossr 5.8 433 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 E Barcroft 5.6 557 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Baileys crossr 4.9 310 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Reagan National airp 4.6 450 PM 3/05 Airport
   NW Arlington 4.4 230 PM 3/05 public
   Ballston 4.2 522 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 S Rosslyn 4.0 543 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 WSW Cherrydale 4.0 215 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 ESE Arlington 4.0 240 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNW Alexandria 3.3 200 PM 3/05 public
   Rosslyn 3.0 138 PM 3/05 public

... Augusta County...
   1 WNW Stuarts Draft 6.0 347 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Fishersville 4.5 300 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... City of Alexandria...
   1 se Alexandria 5.5 455 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Alexandria 5.1 539 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSW Alexandria 4.8 454 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ENE Alexandria 3.5 100 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 W Alexandria 3.0 130 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... City of Charlottesville...
   1 NNE charlottesvill 5.5 526 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSE charlottesvill 5.5 405 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   1 SSE charlottesvill 4.3 513 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Charlottesville 4.0 238 PM 3/05 public

... City of Fairfax...
   1 N Fairfax 6.0 554 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... City of Harrisonburg...
   Harrisonburg 3.5 107 PM 3/05 broadcast media

... City of Manassas...
   Manassas 7.5 403 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Manassas 5.8 427 PM 3/05 public
   1 NE Manassas 5.4 445 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... City of Waynesboro...
   Waynesboro 6.2 550 PM 3/05 public
   2 WSW Waynesboro 3.5 149 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... City of Winchester...
   Winchester 9.0 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 S Winchester 8.3 349 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Clarke County...
   1 NNW Berryville 8.1 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Boyce 8.0 603 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Culpeper County...
   Reva 3.8 235 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Culpeper 3.5 210 PM 3/05 public

... Fairfax County...
   Herndon 9.0 525 PM 3/05 public
   1 NNE Herndon 9.0 435 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 NNE Reston 8.3 600 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 N Reston 8.0 509 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Great Falls 7.7 518 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Reston 7.5 530 PM 3/05 public
   3 se Chantilly 7.5 607 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   3 NNE Chantilly 7.2 601 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 se Burke 6.3 548 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 S Vienna 6.0 520 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Vienna 6.0 453 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   1 se i66 and i495 in 5.5 450 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 ESE Burke 5.5 553 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Ravensworth 5.4 535 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   1 E Fairfax Station 5.3 402 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 S Lincolnia 5.0 441 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 ESE Dunn Loring 5.0 500 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 ESE Dunn Loring 5.0 523 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   2 ENE Lorton 5.0 437 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 SSE Lincolnia 4.5 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   West Springfield 4.5 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 E Annandale 4.5 553 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NW Annandale 4.3 505 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 NNE Lorton 4.1 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NE Lorton 4.1 300 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NNE Fairfax statio 4.0 230 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Vienna 4.0 232 PM 3/05 public
   1 ESE Hybla Valley 4.0 230 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   1 se Centreville 4.0 210 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Centreville 4.0 227 PM 3/05 public
   2 WSW west springfie 3.8 210 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Chantilly 3.0 1210 PM 3/05 public

... Fauquier County...
   1 W Greenwich 5.5 437 PM 3/05 other federal
   3 WSW Marshall 5.2 529 PM 3/05 public
   1 ESE Bealeton 4.5 330 PM 3/05 cocorahs
   1 NW Opal 4.0 230 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Warrenton 2.5 1226 PM 3/05 public
   1 SSW New Baltimore 2.0 1220 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Frederick County...
   3 E Winchester 11.0 546 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   4 E Winchester 10.0 419 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   3 S Stephenson 9.0 419 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Stephens City 9.0 338 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   2 E Stephens City 8.4 345 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Highland County...
   Mustoe 5.8 129 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Loudoun County...
   Dulles international 8.6 425 PM 3/05 Airport
   1 SW Purcellville 8.5 545 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Bluemont 8.0 457 PM 3/05 NWS employee
   Ashburn 7.8 443 PM 3/05 NWS employee