Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 4:42 AM EST op 05 maart 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon...

* event... a wintry mix with freezing rain changing to sleet and
snow with up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation and 2 to 4
inches of snow.

* Timing... the wintry mix will continue until 4 PM EST this
afternoon.

* Impacts... Road conditions will become hazardous. When
traveling... slow down and drive with caution. Give yourself
extra room between you and the vehicle ahead of you. The ice
accumulations may down trees and power lines with localized
power outages possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow... sleet...
and/or freezing rain are expected... causing hazardous driving
conditions. Travel is discouraged. If travel is unavoidable...
keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your vehicle in
case of an emergency.





Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:46 AM EST op 05 maart 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia... including
the following areas... in east Tennessee... Campbell...
Claiborne... Hancock... Morgan and Scott TN. In southwest
Virginia... Lee... Russell... Scott... Washington and wise.

* Through this evening

* a mix of wintry precipitation this morning combined with water
from melting snow and ice may produce flooding across this
region.

* Flooding potential includes flash flooding... areal flooding...
and river flooding. Snow and ice clogging drains may cause
flooding in spots not normally prone to water ponding issues.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rain... which may lead to flooding in and near the watch area. If
you are in the watch area... .keep an eye out for rising water or
water over roadways. Keep informed... and be ready for action if
flooding is observed or if a Flood Warning is issued. If you
come to a closed or flooded Road... turn around! Don't drown!