UPDATE Thurs late morning

By: cws6196 , 4:54 PM GMT on February 13, 2014

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Enjoying the snow? Thus far my forecast has verified and we are now in the lull I previously mentioned would happen. The Low is immediately to our east causing precip to fall around us, leaving us in the dry slot. As the Low moves to the NNE the precip will follow and so fill in our area once again. Another Low moving up the coast will help to aid in the precip later this afternoon. This is NOT yet over! The NWS has upped their projected totals to what I have have been saying since Tuesday. Their totals are valid through Friday morning and taking into account the new snow tonight. Warnings and advisories are in effect for tonight through Friday morning (see below).

TIMING: Snow will return to the area after 4:00pm and last through the early morning hours of Friday.

ACCUMULATION: Another 2 - 4 inches expected, even in S MD. This will bring totals in S MD to around 6" or so (not counting what compacted).

PRECIP TYPE: The precip will be all snow.

WIND: The new threat is strong gusty winds from the N. This will cause low wind chills and lower the air temp allowing for more snow.

NEXT: There is a clipper moving through our area late Friday which could give us another few inches of snow.

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MDZ003>007-009>011-VAZ028-030-031-042-052-053-055 -501-502-
WVZ051>053-140030-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140214T1000Z/
WA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-FREDERICK VA-WARREN-CLARKE-
LOUDOUN-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-STAFFORD-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF.HAGERSTOWN.FREDERICK.WESTMINSTER.
GAITHERSBURG.COLUMBIA.BALTIMORE.WINCHESTER.FRONT ROYAL.
LEESBURG.MANASSAS.MANASSAS PARK.FAIRFAX.WARRENTON.
MARTINSBURG.CHARLES TOWN
1120 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

.WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE.HEAVY SNOW & LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS.LESS THAN ONE-TENTH INCH OF ICE. AN ADDITIONAL
2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW TODAY & TONIGHT. STORM-TOTAL SNOWFALL OF
15 TO 24 INCHES.WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE FAR
N. SUBURBS OF WA DC & BALTIMORE.

* TIMING.SNOW RATES WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM SO. TO NORTH
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A MIX OF LIGHT SNOW.SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON. STEADIER SNOW IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON & THIS EVENING. A BURST OF MODERATE SNOW IS
EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME.

* TEMPS.RISING INTO THE LWR & MIDDLE 30S.

* WINDS.NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS.ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED & SLIPPERY. TRAVEL WILL
BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. HEAVY WET SNOW COULD LEAD TO POWER
OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE 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.& WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

MDZ017-018-140030-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0011.140213T2200Z-140214T0600Z/
ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF.ST MARYS CITY
1120 AM EST THU FEB 13 2014

.WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE.SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS.ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON & EVENING OF 2 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING.SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
THIS EVENING. A BURST OF MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THIS
TIME.

* TEMPS.TEMPS WILL REMAIN IN THE LWR AND
MIDDLE 30S THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS.NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS.ANY WET OR SLUSHY ROADS TODAY WILL BECOME SNOW
COVERED & SLIPPERY LATE THIS AFTERNOON & TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS & LIMITED VISIBILITIES.& USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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