Winter Storm Leon Briefing

WinterBriefing_01282014_12pmStill some uncertainty on the possible intensification of the storm once it’s off the Atlantic Coast.  The Wakefield forecast office is still sticking with 2-4 inches for Worcester County.  You’ll see in the text below the Worcester/Wicomico/Somerset/Dorchester  chart on page 3 in blue the concern about the intensity of the storm.

 

Fred E. Webster Jr., Director

Worcester County Emergency Services

410-632-3080

Fax 410-632-4686

24-hour 410-632-1311

 

From: Jeff Orrock – NOAA Federal [mailto:jeff.orrock@noaa.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:37 PM
To: MD EM; Coastal VA EM; Inland VA EM; NC EMs; TV Media
Subject: NWS Updated Briefing: Issued 1230 pm Tuesdat=y

 

 

Please see the latest updated briefing attached. Forecasts have been updated in NC to include several hours of sleet especially for counties along the Albemarle sound. Several inches of sleet may accumulate this evening before a changeover to snow overnight. The heavy snow band has also been pushed a little north into southside Hampton Roads and VA Eastern Shore. Forecasts have changed very little for central VA.

 

Regarding the period of sleet across northeast NC and even into southern Chesapeake and southern VA Beach. The accumulation of sleet under the snow pack could potentially make road conditions even worse overnight and Wednesday morning and while the sleet in these areas would reduce snow totals, the significant impacts on roads and travel remain

 

Jeff Orrock

Meteorologist in Charge

NOAA/NWS Wakefield, VA

jeff.orrock@noaa.gov

(757) 899-5730

 

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