Rappahannock Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freezing Rain Advisory
Statement as of 2:43 PM EST on December 22, 2014

...Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* precipitation type...freezing rain.

* Accumulations...a glaze of ice. Ice accumulation less than one- tenth of an inch.

* Timing...through late this afternoon. Areas of freezing rain may also continue into tonight...especially across the Blue Ridge mountains.

* Temperatures...upper 20s to around 30 above 1500 feet. Lower 30s below 1500 feet.

* Winds...northeast 5 to 10 mph.

* Impacts...ice accumulations on roadways and sidewalks will result in hazardous conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:10 PM EST on December 22, 2014

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

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


...Albemarle County... 1 NNW Hollymead T 935 am 12/22 ASOS

...City of Harrisonburg... Harrisonburg T 1120 am 12/22 broadcast media

...Fauquier County... Opal T 830 am 12/22 NWS employee

...Rockingham County... 3 NW massanutten T 1140 am 12/22 public

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