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2:05 PM EST on March 05, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 371 ft 39.00 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

Snow
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30.2 °F
Feels Like 30 °F
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2.7
Wind Variable Wind from East

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6:35 AM 6:04 PM
Full, 100% visible
Pressure 30.18 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 700 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen .70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCGS 051845Z AUTO 34005KT 1/2SM BKN007 M01/M01 A3018 RMK AO1

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Pressure 30.18 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 700 ft
Windchill 30 °F
Dew Point 30 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen .70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KCGS 051845Z AUTO 34005KT 1/2SM BKN007 M01/M01 A3018 RMK AO1

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Nowcast | as of 1:07 PM EST on March 5, 2015

A band of heavy snow will impact the Washington metropolitan area...central Virginia and central Shenandoah Valley through 3 PM this afternoon. Visibility will be reduced below one-quarter mile and snowfall rates up to 2 inches per hour are expected. Please do not travel across these areas if you do not have to. Travelling will be extremely dangerous this afternoon. Interstates 81...64...66...270...95 and 495 will be impacted by the heavy snow.

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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:14 AM EST on March 05, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening...

* precipitation types... snow... heavy at times. Any sleet east of
Interstate 95 will change to snow by 1 PM.

* Accumulations... 6 to 10 inches of snow.

* Timing... the heaviest snow will be through 4 PM this
afternoon. Snow will end between 6 and 9 PM this evening.

* Temperatures... dropping through the 20s.

* Winds... north 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

* Impacts... roads will remain snow covered and slippery.
Visibility will be reduced below one-quarter mile at times...
making traveling dangerous.

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.