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  1. WSWs up for SE Va. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 NCZ012>016-030>032-VAZ096-097-201645- /O.UPG.KAKQ.WS.A.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.W.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Bertie-Chowan- Perquimans-Suffolk-Chesapeake- Including the cities of Margarettsville, Ahoskie, Corapeake, Elizabeth City, Horseshoe, Lilly, Sharon, Quitsna, Edenhouse, Merry Hill, Midway, Windsor, Cape Colony, Edenton, Hancock, Macedonia, Mavaton, Saint Johns, Valhalla, Jacocks, Woodville, Chuckatuck, Cleopus, Crittenden, Deanes, Downtown Suffolk, Driver, Elwood, Mount Pleasant, Bowers Hill, Chesapeake Airport, Deep Creek, Fentress, Great Bridge, and Greenbrier 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Mixed rain and snow, changing to snow. Snow may be heavy at times tonight. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Locally higher amounts are possible. Wind gusst up to 30 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 NCZ017-VAZ087>090-092-093-095-098-523>525-201645- /O.UPG.KAKQ.WS.A.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.W.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ Western Currituck-Greensville-Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton- Isle of Wight-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Virginia Beach-York-Newport News- Hampton/Poquoson- Including the cities of Knotts Island, Emporia, Wakefield, Barham, Gwaltney Corner, Bacons Castle, Chippokes State Park, Hog Island Game Reserve, Poolesville, Booth Fork, Williamsburg, Franklin, Carrsville, Lees Mill, Benns Church, Bethel Church, Carrollton, Lawson, Longview, Downtown Norfolk, Ghent, Norfolk International Arpt, Norfolk NAS, Norview, Ocean View, Wards Corner, Back Bay, Bayside, Cape Henry, Dam Neck, Gallups Corner, Kempsville, London Bridge, Grafton, Tabb, Beaconsdale, Denbigh, Fort Eustis, Hilton Village, Lee Hall, Menchville, Newport News, Buckroe Beach, Fort Monroe, Fox Hill, Grand View, Hallwood, Hampton, and Langley AFB 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Mixed rain and snow, changing to all snow. Snow may be moderate to heavy at times this evening. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday.
  2. WSWs now up for SE VA and NE NC. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 NCZ012>016-030>032-VAZ096-097-201645- /O.UPG.KAKQ.WS.A.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.W.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Bertie-Chowan- Perquimans-Suffolk-Chesapeake- Including the cities of Margarettsville, Ahoskie, Corapeake, Elizabeth City, Horseshoe, Lilly, Sharon, Quitsna, Edenhouse, Merry Hill, Midway, Windsor, Cape Colony, Edenton, Hancock, Macedonia, Mavaton, Saint Johns, Valhalla, Jacocks, Woodville, Chuckatuck, Cleopus, Crittenden, Deanes, Downtown Suffolk, Driver, Elwood, Mount Pleasant, Bowers Hill, Chesapeake Airport, Deep Creek, Fentress, Great Bridge, and Greenbrier 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Mixed rain and snow, changing to snow. Snow may be heavy at times tonight. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. Locally higher amounts are possible. Wind gusst up to 30 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 NCZ017-VAZ087>090-092-093-095-098-523>525-201645- /O.UPG.KAKQ.WS.A.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.W.0001.200220T2000Z-200221T1200Z/ Western Currituck-Greensville-Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton- Isle of Wight-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Virginia Beach-York-Newport News- Hampton/Poquoson- Including the cities of Knotts Island, Emporia, Wakefield, Barham, Gwaltney Corner, Bacons Castle, Chippokes State Park, Hog Island Game Reserve, Poolesville, Booth Fork, Williamsburg, Franklin, Carrsville, Lees Mill, Benns Church, Bethel Church, Carrollton, Lawson, Longview, Downtown Norfolk, Ghent, Norfolk International Arpt, Norfolk NAS, Norview, Ocean View, Wards Corner, Back Bay, Bayside, Cape Henry, Dam Neck, Gallups Corner, Kempsville, London Bridge, Grafton, Tabb, Beaconsdale, Denbigh, Fort Eustis, Hilton Village, Lee Hall, Menchville, Newport News, Buckroe Beach, Fort Monroe, Fox Hill, Grand View, Hallwood, Hampton, and Langley AFB 336 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Mixed rain and snow, changing to all snow. Snow may be moderate to heavy at times this evening. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE AREA TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING... .Rain through much of the day will transition to snow from northwest to southeast between this evening and early tonight. Snow will be heavy at times overnight with the highest snow totals across the northern half of Eastern NC. Snow will taper off Friday morning, with gusty winds continuing through the day. NCZ046-081-202115- /O.UPG.KMHX.WS.A.0001.200221T0000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KMHX.WS.W.0001.200221T0000Z-200221T1500Z/ Tyrrell-Mainland Hyde- Including the cities of Columbia, Gum Neck, Engelhard, Fairfield, Ponzer, Scranton, and Swanquarter 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Tyrrell and Mainland Hyde Counties. * WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE AREA TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING... .Rain through much of the day will transition to snow from northwest to southeast between this evening and early tonight. Snow will be heavy at times overnight with the highest snow totals across the northern half of Eastern NC. Snow will taper off Friday morning, with gusty winds continuing through the day. NCZ029-044-045-079-080-091-193-202115- /O.UPG.KMHX.WS.A.0001.200221T0000Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KMHX.WS.W.0001.200220T2100Z-200221T1500Z/ Martin-Pitt-Washington-Greene-Beaufort-Lenoir-Northern Craven- Including the cities of Williamston, Robersonville, Oak City, Jamesville, Greenville, Bethel, Farmville, Grifton, Grimesland, Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Snow Hill, Hookerton, Walstonburg, Washington, Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Kinston, La Grange, Pink Hill, Vanceboro, Ernul, Dover, and Cove City 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. * WHERE...Martin, Pitt, Washington, Greene, Beaufort, Lenoir and Northern Craven Counties. * WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO THE AREA TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING... .Rain through much of the day will transition to snow from northwest to southeast between this evening and early tonight. Snow will be heavy at times overnight with the highest snow totals across the northern half of Eastern NC. Snow will taper off Friday morning, with gusty winds continuing through the day. NCZ047-202115- /O.UPG.KMHX.WW.Y.0001.200221T0500Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KMHX.WS.W.0001.200221T0000Z-200221T1500Z/ Mainland Dare- Including the cities of Manns Harbor, Stumpy Point, and East Lake 402 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Mainland Dare County. * WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Friday. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Raleigh NC 340 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...Accumulating snow is likely across much of central North Carolina today and tonight... .Precipitation will overspread the area from the southwest early today. While the precipitation will initially be all rain, a transition to a wintry mix or a mix of rain and snow is expected during the afternoon. A transition to all snow from north to south is expected thereafter. NCZ009>011-026>028-043-078-202045- /O.UPG.KRAH.WW.Y.0001.200220T1500Z-200221T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KRAH.WS.W.0001.200220T1500Z-200221T1200Z/ Vance-Warren-Halifax-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Wilson-Wayne- Including the cities of Henderson, Kittrell, Warrenton, Norlina, Roanoke Rapids, Enfield, Scotland Neck, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Princeville, Wilson, and Goldsboro 340 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. * WHERE...Northern and Central Coastal Plain counties of North Carolina. * WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 7 AM EST Friday.
  3. That was a bit of an unpleasant surprise yesterday. Looked out in the back yard and LOTS of big branches down. Since there were workmen next door, the assumption was they had thrown the branches over the fence. In reality, the workmen were there to repair a fallen ceiling, and the branches had come from the tree of the neighbor back of him (and us). I presume the strong winds Friday evening did this.
  4. As of 6 am, DCA picked up 1.15" in 6 hours.
  5. WHO sent all the snowflakes to Arlington to coat The Hill Of Doom?? Seriously, eyeballing I'd say a quarter-inch.
  6. As of 5 am on Jan 9, schools in some outer suburbs ( PWC, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fauquier, Culpeper, Rappahannock, Madison ) announced delays.
  7. SNOW SQUALL WARNING NWS BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 756 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 MDC021-031-VAC107-081301- /O.NEW.KLWX.SQ.W.0003.200108T1256Z-200108T1330Z/ 756 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 Frederick County MD-Montgomery County MD-Loudoun County VA- The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Snow Squall Warning for... Central Montgomery County in central Maryland... South central Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northeastern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... * Until 830 AM EST. * At 756 AM EST, a dangerous snow squall was located near Poolesville, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Poor visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. Wind gusts up to 30 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel. * This includes Interstate 270 between Middlebrook Road and Urbana, and Highway 15 near Point of Rocks. Locations impacted include... Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Montgomery Village, Redland, Boyds, Rossmoor, Cloverly, Clarksburg, Derwood, Washington Grove, Laytonsville, Barnesville, Brookeville, Lucketts and Dickerson. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions. Slow Down! Rapid changes in visibility and road conditions are expected with this dangerous snow squall. Be alert for sudden whiteout conditions. LAT...LON 3923 7704 3922 7703 3921 7701 3909 7704 3919 7758 3927 7756 3923 7704 $$ SNOW SQUALL WARNING NWS BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 752 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 MDC025-081301- /O.NEW.KLWX.SQ.W.0002.200108T1252Z-200108T1315Z/ 752 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 Harford County- The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Snow Squall Warning for... Northern Harford County in northern Maryland... * Until 815 AM EST. * At 752 AM EST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line extending from Emmitsburg to near Bel Air North, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Poor visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. Wind gusts up to 30 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel. * This affects Interstate 95 between Maryland Highway 543/Riverside Parkway and the Susquehanna River. Locations impacted include... Aberdeen, Havre De Grace, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Bel Air South, Bel Air North, Fallston, Riverside, Perryman, Darlington, Churchville, Carsins, Scarboro, Forest Hill, Bynum, Harford Furnace and Hickory. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions. Slow Down! Rapid changes in visibility and road conditions are expected with this dangerous snow squall. Be alert for sudden whiteout conditions. LAT...LON 3943 7606 3954 7647 3970 7622 3967 7619 3965 7616 3962 7615 3959 7611 3955 7608 3955 7606 3949 7611 3947 7607 3945 7606 3943 7606 $$ SNOW SQUALL WARNING NWS BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 733 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 MDC005-013-021-025-081301- /O.NEW.KLWX.SQ.W.0001.200108T1233Z-200108T1300Z/ 733 AM EST WED JAN 8 2020 Baltimore County-Carroll County-Frederick County-Harford County- The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Snow Squall Warning for... Northern Carroll County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Harford County in northern Maryland... North central Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Baltimore County in northern Maryland... * Until 800 AM EST. * At 733 AM EST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line extending from just north of Thurmont to near Jarrettsville, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...Extremely poor visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. Wind gusts up to 30 mph are possible. The heaviest part of the snowfall was located just north of Thurmont as of 733 AM. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel. * This affects Highway 15 within a mile of the Pennsylvania state line, as well as Interstate 83 from the Pennsylvania state line south to Maryland Highway 137/Mount Carmel Road. Locations impacted include... Westminster, Emmitsburg, Bel Air North, Fallston, Taneytown, Hampstead, Manchester, Jarrettsville, Pylesville, Sabillasville, Fort Ritchie, Freeland, Cardiff, Norrisville, Bentley Springs, Forest Hill, Street, Keysville, Monkton and Whiteford. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions. Slow Down! Rapid changes in visibility and road conditions are expected with this dangerous snow squall. Be alert for sudden whiteout conditions.
  8. Fairfax schools just closed, to join Culpeper, Fairfax (for students), Fauquier, Fredericksburg, Loudoun (for students), Manassas, Manassas Park, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Rappahannock and Madison. The UHI area (Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church) is on two-hour delays.
  9. WTOP just announced PWC closing two hours early.
  10. WTOP just announced Fauquier County VA schools will have early dismissal. Secondary schools dismiss at 11:30 a.m.; Elementary schools and Marshal MS dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Loudoun, Rappahannock, Frederick and Madison are closed all day.
  11. From LWX: (snip) URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 356 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019 MDZ501-WVZ503-171600- /O.CON.KLWX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-191217T1600Z/ Extreme Western Allegany-Western Mineral- 356 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019 ...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Significant icing. Ice accumulations of a quarter to half an inch. * WHERE...In Maryland, Extreme Western Allegany County. In West Virginia, Western Mineral County. * WHEN...Until 11 AM EST this morning. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute Tuesday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Prepare for possible power outages. 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. && $$ HTS URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 353 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019 MDZ001-171600- /O.CON.KPBZ.IS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-191217T1600Z/ Garrett- Including the cities of Mountain Lake Park, Oakland MD, and Grantsville 353 AM EST Tue Dec 17 2019 ...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Total ice accumulations around a half inch expected through this morning. * WHERE...Garrett County Maryland. * WHEN...Until 11 AM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. (snip)
  12. Seeing a few mixed-in s***flakes falling past my Arlington streetlight.
  13. The latest from LWX: (snip) .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/... A early stationary boundary remains across the Tennessee Valley and southern Virginia early this morning. With ample lifting mechanisms, a band of snow has developed, mainly Winchester- Washington DC and points north. Its been a bit too warm for much to stick yet, but with wet bulb cooling, anticipate that will come soon. The p-type forecast remains tricky today. While much of the ongoing precip is snow, low level temperatures are mostly above freezing, and temperatures aloft will be warming. Thus, we`re looking for a change over to sleet, and then rain...with freezing rain where low level cold air remains trapped. Latest HREF runs generally match current forecast evolution, and thus have not changed much in that regard. The only concern is whether there is too much emphasis on freezing rain in Central Virginia based on current temperatures. By noon, most locations will be seeing just rain, with perhaps northern Maryland and the northern Shenandoah Valleys as the exceptions. Further, most guidance sources suggest there will be a bit of a lull in precipitation between shortwave impulses. For that reason, will not be extending Advisories beyond 1pm at this time. In summary...a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for immediate metro Baltimore, the farther northern and western suburbs of Washington/Baltimore and for locations near/west of the Blue Ridge and Catoctin Mountains. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for western Allegheny and western Mineral Counties where several inches of snow are expected before changing to ice from freezing rain. A stronger disturbance will approach this evening, causing steadier precipitation to break out once again. During this time, most areas will be rain, but freezing rain is expected across western MD and western Mineral County in WV. Freezing rain may also hang on for the higher elevations near the Mason- Dixon Line into the Potomac Highlands. Winter headlines may have to be adjusted near the Mason-Dixon Line into the Allegheny and Potomac Highlands due to the possibility of freezing rain. Confidence is too still low to do so at this time. (snip)
  14. From the latest LWX discussion: .SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/... An area of low pressure will be getting organized over the middle Mississippi River valley this evening into the overnight. Precipitation associated with the warm front attached to this system will spread into western portions of the CWA late tonight. Precipitation should start as mostly, or all, snow for a brief period tonight into early Monday morning, particularly over eastern WV and western MD. However, warm air aloft will quickly change precipitation over to a wintry mix Monday morning, and most areas change over to rain by the afternoon. The best shot to see any accumulating snowfall will be well to the north and west of I-95, particularly across eastern WV and western MD. Amounts of 1-2 inches are possible as you get north and west of the I-95 corridor, with amounts of 2-4 inches possible across eastern WV and western MD (with some isolated higher amounts possible). That being said, could still be seeing a mix of wintry precip Monday morning during the morning rush. Not expecting any big impacts across the DC/Baltimore metro areas at this time. Without a cold surface high to the north to keep the cold air locked in place, any mixed precipitation is likely to be brief and light, with only trace or light amounts of ice expected. The one exception may be near the Mason-Dixon Line and across the Allegheny and Potomac Highlands. A layer of cold air may be tough to scour out due to light winds underneath the subsidence inversion. Did allow for some more freezing rain across these areas. Rain/showers will continue off and on through Tue until frontal passage late Tue. Given the expected wintry mix and potential for hazardous travel conditions Monday morning, winter weather advisories are likely to be required for NW parts of the fcst area. (snip)
  15. Forecast update from LWX: (snip) NEAR TERM /THROUGH SATURDAY/... Radar imagery shows leading edge of rain pushing northeastward through central portions of Bath, Rockbridge, and Amherst Counties in southwestern Virginia. We have slowed down this forward progress of rainfall by an hour or two. This leading edge should enter our CWA counties of Highland, Augusta, and Nelson Counties around 430am. Temperatures in this region of 28 to 32 degrees would support freezing rain for a few hours after onset. As this rain moves farther northeast just before and during daybreak today, temperatures across the metro areas, eastern and northeast Virginia, and parts of central Maryland will rise a few degrees to just above freezing. Thus, the expectation of freezing rain is these areas are minimal to none through this morning. Areas of greater concern for freezing rain and ice accumulations are along and west of US 15 from Frederick County, Maryland, southwest into western Loudoun and northern Fauquier Counties in Virginia, and all other areas to the southwest and west. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the aforementioned areas through midday or into this afternoon. Parts of western Maryland and northern West Virginia could see an ongoing threat for ice accumulations through late this afternoon. Elevations below 1500 feet would be more susceptible. As temperatures modify throughout the day today into tonight, there will be a transition to plain rain with rain amounts averaging one half to one inch. The low pressure system responsible for this wintry weather and soaking rainfall will depart to the northeast later tonight and Saturday morning. Rainfall will end from south to north during this period. High pressure will build into the region Saturday. A shift of wind direction to more of a west-northwest flow will promote some upslope snowfall later Saturday into Saturday night. A couple of inches of snow could occur at elevations above 2500 feet. && .SHORT TERM /SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT/... Upslope snow will continue Saturday night before tapering and ending Sunday. Cold high pressure will become the flavor Sunday into Sunday night. Temperatures will be below average. A developing warm front to our southwest will propagate northward later Sunday night. This warm front could bring a wave of light snow or perhaps a mix of snow, sleet or rain to our western and west-central zones. (snip)