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Virginia, Powhatan

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 7:33 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight EST
tonight...

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight EST
tonight.

* Areas affected: central and eastern Virginia.

* Hazards: snow and sleet.

* Timing: snow and sleet ending by 10 PM.

* Accumulation: less than one additional inch. Total snow and
sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches... with highest totals along
and north of the Richmond Metro area. Accumulations will taper
to 1 to 2 inches of sleet and snow over southern and eastern
sections.

* Temperatures: falling into the mid and upper 20s.

* Winds: north 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Impacts... roads will remain or become snow covered and slippery
making traveling dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibility... and use caution while
driving.





Special Statement

Statement as of 9:21 PM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EST on March 06, 2015


... Hazardous travel conditions tonight and early Friday...

Hazardous driving conditions are expected tonight into Friday
morning. The snow and sleet that fell across the area earlier
today will refreeze and become icy as temperatures fall into the
teens after midnight. Motorists should be alert for areas of black
ice on area roadways. Additionally... many secondary and rural roads
remain icy and snow-covered. Pump your brakes lightly to avoid
skidding and drive defensively. Allow for extra time to reach your
destination and avoid any sudden stops or accelerations.



921 PM EST Thu Mar 5 2015

... Hazardous travel conditions tonight and early Friday...

Hazardous driving conditions are expected tonight into Friday
morning. The snow and sleet that fell across the area earlier
today will refreeze and become icy as temperatures fall into the
teens after midnight. Motorists should be alert for areas of black
ice on area roadways. Additionally... many secondary and rural roads
remain icy and snow-covered. Pump your brakes lightly to avoid
skidding and drive defensively. Allow for extra time to reach your
destination and avoid any sudden stops or accelerations.



Local Storm Report



03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet




03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet




03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet




03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet




03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet




03/05/2015 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Tamworth, Powhatan County.

Snow e1.5 inch, reported by public.


            Combination snow and sleet


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:13 PM EST on March 05, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Wakefield

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Maryland

... Dorchester County...
   Cambridge 4.0 620 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   3 NW Madison 2.0 330 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Somerset County...
   Princess Anne 1.8 620 PM 3/05 broadcast media

... Wicomico County...
   Sharptown 4.5 620 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   2 N Salisbury 4.0 800 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Pittsville 3.0 620 PM 3/05 broadcast media
   Salisbury 2.5 610 PM 3/05 public

Virginia

... Caroline County...
   Ruther Glen 5.0 610 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Bowling Green 1.5 230 PM 3/05 snow and sleet

... Chesterfield County...
   2 WNW Woodvale 1.0 441 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Midlothian 1.0 610 PM 3/05 amateur radio
   Screamersville 0.3 530 PM 3/05 NWS employee

... Fluvanna County...
   Palmyra 5.0 408 PM 3/05 trained spotter
   Columbia 4.0 610 PM 3/05 amateur radio

... Goochland County...
   Sandy Hook 2.3 425 PM 3/05 public

... Hanover County...
   Ashland 1.0 413 PM 3/05 snow and sleet

... Henrico County...
   Tuckahoe 1.5 645 PM 3/05 snow and sleet
   Richmond 0.3 700 PM 3/05 snow and sleet

... King And Queen County...
   Newtown 4.0 715 PM 3/05 public

... Louisa County...
   5 NW Louisa 6.0 520 PM 3/05 snow has stopped
   Mineral 6.0 530 PM 3/05 public
   Apple Grove 5.0 418 PM 3/05 public
   1 NNE Zion crossroad 3.5 320 PM 3/05 cocorahs

... Mathews County...
   Gwynn 0.5 800 PM 3/05 trained spotter

... Powhatan County...
   1 SSE Tamworth 1.5 500 PM 3/05 public

... Richmond County...
   Newland 6.0 720 PM 3/05 public

... Westmoreland County...
   5 NW Westmoreland 6.0 700 PM 3/05 NWS employee


***********************storm total ice***********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                          ice of
                     /inches/ measurement

Virginia

... Accomack County...
   Wallops Island 0.20 700 PM 3/05 co-op observer
   Accomac 0.10 650 PM 3/05 trained spotter


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