Mathews Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight EST

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight EST

* Areas affected: south central and southeast Virginia including
the Tri-Cities and the peninsula.

* Hazards: snow and sleet.

* Timing: rain and sleet... transitioning to a sleet/snow mix from
north to south before ending by mid to late this evening.

* Accumulation: accumulation of 1 to 2 inches of sleet and snow.
Trace amounts of ice are possible.

* Temperatures: falling into the upper 20s by early this evening.

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

* Impacts: roads will become sleet and snow covered by early
evening. Visibility will drop to around a quarter-mile at times
this afternoon and early evening... making travel dangerous
during the evening rush hour.

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 visibility... and use caution while

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:24 PM EST on March 05, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
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/Wakefield

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

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


... Dorchester County...
   3 NW Madison 2.0 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Cambridge 1.5 414 PM 3/05 snow and sleet


... Caroline County...
   Bowling Green 1.5 230 PM 3/05 snow and sleet

... Chesterfield County...
   Screamersville 0.3 530 PM 3/05 NWS employee

... Fluvanna County...
   Palmyra 5.0 408 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Goochland County...
   Sandy Hook 2.3 425 PM 3/05 public

... Hanover County...
   Ashland 1.0 413 PM 3/05 snow and sleet

... Louisa County...
   5 NW Louisa 6.0 520 PM 3/05 snow has stopped
   Mineral 6.0 530 PM 3/05 public
   Apple Grove 5.0 500 PM 3/05 public
   1 NNE Zion crossroad 3.5 320 PM 3/05 cocorahs

... Powhatan County...
   1 SSE Tamworth 1.5 500 PM 3/05 public