Winter Storm Warning for Chesapeake

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
354 AM EST SUN MAR 2 2014
 
VAZ065>067-079>081-087>098-100-021700-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.WS.A.0005.140303T1500Z-140304T0500Z/
MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-
GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SURRY-JAMES CITY-YORK-SOUTHAMPTON-
ISLE OF WIGHT-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-
CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-NORTHAMPTON VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...LAWRENCEVILLE...
PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...WILLIAMSBURG...
POQUOSON...FRANKLIN...NEWPORT NEWS...HAMPTON...EASTVILLE
354 AM EST SUN MAR 2 2014
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.
 
* AREAS AFFECTED: SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA.
 
* ACCUMULATIONS: POTENTIAL FOR 3 TO 4 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW AND
  SLEET ALONG WITH A LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION.
 
* TEMPERATURES: FALLING BELOW FREEZING DURING THE LATE MORNING OR
  EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS MONDAY...FALLING INTO THE MID TO UPPER
  20S DURING THE MID AFTERNOON.
 
* WINDS: NORTH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
  INLAND...AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  NEAR THE COAST.
 
* TIMING: LATE MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.
 
* IMPACTS: ANY RAIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING WILL TRANSITION TO A
  BRIEF WINTRY MIXTURE OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN DURING
  THE LATE MORNING. THE WINTRY MIX MAY BECOME PRIMARILY SNOW
  DURING THE LATER AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  RESULTING FROM ICY THEN SNOW COVERED ROADS IS EXPECTED BY LATE
  MORNING MONDAY...WHICH WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING HOURS.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
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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