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Friday, January 23, 2015

Winter Weather Advisory for Prince George's County Starts at 6:00 pm


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Winter Weather Advisory for Prince George's County, Maryland


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC

1143 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON EST SATURDAY...

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION RANGING FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES IN
  THE FAR NORTHWESTERN SUBURBS TO 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE BALTIMORE
  AND WASHINGTON METRO AREAS. ICE ACCUMULATION OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF
  AN INCH IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS SNOW OR RAIN THIS EVENING.
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER NIGHT NORTHWEST OF I-95...WITH MOSTLY
  RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN SOUTHEAST OF I-95. PRECIPITATION WILL END
  AS MOSTLY SNOW SATURDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW 30S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS AND SIDEWALKS THAT ARE UNTREATED WILL BECOME
  SLIPPERY...CAUSING THE POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVELING
  CONDITIONS.

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.

Stay Informed - Stay Ready - Stay Safe

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