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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday February 10th, 2019 :: 07:44 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch until 10:00AM Tuesday

* WHAT...A coating to 2 inches of snow and sleet and a light glaze of ice from freezing rain is expected tonight into Monday morning. There is the potential for several inches of additional snow and sleet and a quarter inch or more of freezing rain Monday night into Tuesday. The highest totals are most likely near the Pennsylvania border. Snow will continue through late this evening before changing to sleet and freezing rain between 1 AM and 4 AM overnight and continuing into Monday morning. Precipitation will mix with and perhaps even change to rain late Monday morning into Monday afternoon. Colder air will cause precipitation to change back to a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain late Monday afternoon and continue into Tuesday.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and western Maryland, northwest Virginia and eastern and panhandle West Virginia.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 10 AM EST Monday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from 4 PM Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The Monday morning commute will be impacted by snow covered and icy surfaces. Plan on slippery road conditions and possible power outages due to snow and ice Monday night into Tuesday. Travel may become extremely difficult during this time.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EASTERN MINERAL ... CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY ... MORGAN ... FREDERICK ... HAMPSHIRE ... WASHINGTON ... WESTERN MINERAL ... WESTERN GRANT ... HARDY ... EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY ... BERKELEY ... EASTERN GRANT

Instructions:

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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