Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 04:16 AM EST die 05o March, anno 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight EST
tonight...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight EST
tonight.

* Areas affected: portions of central and eastern Virginia.

* Hazards: mix of sleet and snow late this morning... then snow
this afternoon through early evening.

* Accumulation: 3 to 5 inches... along with trace amounts of ice.

* Temperatures: in the mid 30s... dropping into the mid 20s.

* Winds: north 10 to 15 mph... gusts to 20 mph.

* Timing: rain will begin to mix with sleet this morning... then
transition to a snow/sleet mix after 9 am... becoming all snow
this afternoon through early evening.

* Impacts: roads will become snow covered by early afternoon
Thursday. Visibility will drop to around a quarter-mile at times
this afternoon and early evening... making travel dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.