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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday February 6th, 2018 :: 02:05 p.m. EST

Alert

Winter Storm Warning until 04:00PM Wednesday

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of a coating to around 2 inches. The highest amounts of snow and sleet will be near the Mason-Dixon Line. Ice accumulation around a quarter up to one-half inch. The highest ice accumulation will be along the ridge tops over 1000 feet.

* WHERE...Western Maryland...portions of the eastern Panhandle and Allegheny Highlands of West Virginia.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 4 PM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow and sleet will overspread the area between 1 am and 5 am early Wednesday morning. Precipitation will change to all freezing rain by 10 am before ending Wednesday afternoon. Power outages and tree damage are possible due to ice accretion. The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

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

Instructions:

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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 Storm Warning

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