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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday January 10th, 2017 :: 01:36 p.m. EST

Advisory

Freezing Rain Advisory until 01:00AM Wednesday

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...FREEZING RAIN.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH-INCH.

* TIMING...SPREADING WEST TO EAST BETWEEN 6PM AND 9PM. GRADUALLY CHANGING TO RAIN BETWEEN 10PM AND 1AM, INITIALLY EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND ALONG THE APPALACHIANS...AND LINGERING THE LONGEST IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCUMULATION ON ANY UNTREATED SURFACE. ROADS AND WALKWAYS WILL BE SLIPPERY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS ALONG THE RIDGES TOPS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S.

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

Instructions:

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN 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:
Freezing Rain Advisory

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