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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday December 16th, 2016 :: 02:12 p.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 01:00PM Saturday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ICE... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET LATER TONIGHT...TURNING INTO FREEZING RAIN BY SATURDAY MORNING. GLAZE ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 1 INCH...ALONG WITH ONE TO TWO-TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...A WINTRY MIX IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE THIS EVENING...WITH FREEZING RAIN CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S TO START, RISING TO THE LOWER 30S BY MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED DUE TO ICY ROADS AND WALKWAYS.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... EASTERN MINERAL ... HAMPSHIRE ... JEFFERSON ... MORGAN ... WESTERN GRANT ... WESTERN MINERAL

Instructions:

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.

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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

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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