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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 2:33 PM EST on March 04, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am Thursday to
midnight EST Thursday night...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and sleet... which is in effect from 6
am Thursday to midnight EST Thursday night.

* Areas affected: portions of central and eastern
Virginia... including the Metro Richmond area... Tri-Cities and the
middle peninsula of eastern Virginia.

* Hazards: snow and sleet... then snow Thursday afternoon through
early Thursday evening.

* Timing: rain will mix with sleet by late Thursday morning. A
transition to a snow/sleet mix is expected Thursday afternoon.
Precipitation ends as all snow by mid afternoon Thursday through
early Thursday evening.

* Accumulations: snow and sleet 1 to 3 inches... along with trace
amounts of ice.

* Temperatures: mid 30s... falling into the upper 20s by early
Thursday evening.

* Winds: north 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* Impacts: roads will become snow covered by mid to late afternoon
Thursday. Visibilities will drop to around a quarter-mile at
times Thursday afternoon and early evening... making travel
dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.





Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:45 PM EDT on March 04, 2015

Between 6 PM and 630 PM today... and normally the first Wednesday of
each month... we will conduct an additional test of the all hazards
NOAA Weather Radio alarm system for our evening listeners. Persons
with alarms on their radios... are asked to ensure that these are
turned on... to confirm that the test was received. Again... the alarm
test will be conducted between 6 PM and 630 PM today. This test may
be cancelled without notice in the event of rapidly developing
warning or watch conditions... which require the Wakefield office to
shift into a higher alert Mode.


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