Posted by: coastlinesproject | January 23, 2016

Washington D.C. Blizzard alert.

Blizzard Warning for District of Columbia, DC
Until 6:00am EST, Sun Jan 24
Issued by The National Weather Service
Baltimore/Washington, MD
9:35am EST, Sat Jan 23
… BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY…
* HAZARD TYPES… HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS… 18 TO 24 INCHES EAST OF INTERSTATE 95… 24 TO 28 INCHES WEST.
* TIMING… HEAVY SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING. BLOWING SNOW INTO SUNDAY.
* IMPACTS… HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS AND WILL BE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY. TRAVEL IS IMPOSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT.
* WINDS… NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES… IN THE MID 20S. WIND CHILLS AROUND 10 DEGREES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS… MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL… HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED… STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. PREPARE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF POWER OUTAGES DURING SNOWY AND COLD CONDITIONS.
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VERY STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST FROM THE MOUTH OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY TODAY.
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