Monday, January 19, 2009

Winter Storm Watch Issued

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from late tonight through Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from late tonight through
Tuesday evening.

Low pressure over the Tennessee Valley this morning will move to
the southern Appalachians today... then redevelop off the southeast
coast tonight. Snow... or rain and snow mixed will develop after
midnight over southeast Virginia and northeast North
Carolina... then change to all snow and become heavy at times
during the day Tuesday. The snow will taper off to flurries
Tuesday evening. Total snow accumulations in the watch area are
expected to range from 2 to 5 inches... with locally higher amounts

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


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