Thursday, February 4, 2010


Major winter storm comparable to the Dec 19th event now imminent for the region. Winter storm preparations should be rushed to completion. 16-24" of snow possible for Montgomery County with near Blizzard conditions likely Saturday. Event onset is around noon tomorrow with several inches expected by the Friday Afternoon rush hours. Travel may become extremely difficult if not impossible Friday evening through Saturday.

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch to a WINTER STORM WARNING. This Warning is effective until 10PM Saturday.

A WINTER STORM WARNING means that significant amounts of snow, sleet, or freezing rain are expected or are occurring in the warned area. Significant amounts of freezing rain are possible as this storm passes.

Travel disruptions within the County and region are likely as roads quickly become snow covered and icy. Caution should be used during any travel and please remain alert for ongoing plow/salt operations. Deteriorating weather conditions are now imminent in the next 24hrs

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Sent on: 02/04 12:28

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Stay Safe,

Bill Delaney
MCFRS Life Safety Education

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