Winter Storm Warning
Washington-Frederick MD-Extreme Western Allegany-
Central and Eastern Allegany-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-
Clarke-Rappahannock-Northern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-Hampshire-
Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-
Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-
1256 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of one
tenth to a quarter inch are expected. Ice accumulations will
likely exceed a quarter inch for elevations above 1000 feet.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and western Maryland, northern
Virginia and eastern West Virginia.
* WHEN...Until 1 AM EST Thursday. Sleet and freezing rain this
afternoon will transition to rain that continues to freeze on
some surfaces through late tonight.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. The
hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. The
combined weight of snow, sleet and freezing rain could result
in downed branches and isolated power outages.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on
steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery,
increasing your risk of a fall and injury.