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Snowpocalypse 2010 Approaches

by @ 9:34 am on February 5, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

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I’ll just let the National Weather Service tell the story:

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY…

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 20 TO 30 INCHES.
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OVER 30 INCHES POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL MOVE NORTH DURING THE MORNING AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE
RAPIDLY THIS AFTERNOON…WITH HEAVIEST SNOWFALL OCCURRING FROM
LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES…HEAVY SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO BELOW ONE-
QUARTER MILE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S IN THE
PIEDMONT TO THE UPPER 20S IN THE HIGHLANDS. TEMPERATURES WILL
BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* WINDS…BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH LATE TODAY WITH GUSTS
TO 25 MPH TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

Instructions: CONDITIONS IN THIS STORM ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMPARABLE TO THOSE OF THE STORM OF 19 DECEMBER. PLAN FOR SUBSTANTIAL DISRUPTIONS TO TRAVEL FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TONIGHT.

And, as I look out the window, the snow has started.

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One Response to “Snowpocalypse 2010 Approaches”

  1. tfr says:

    Yah, we get at least one of those every year. I hope you have a shovel.

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