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Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.

A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S.. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows. Along the front, an area of heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding will extend from eastern New Mexico to portions of Minnesota. Post-tropical Jose will continue to meander offshore bringing high surf and rip currents to much of the east coast. Read More >

Experimental Preliminary December 5, 2005 Snowfall

 

The following are unofficial reports from the storm that affected the region on December 5, 2005. Appreciation is extended to Highway Departments, Cooperative Observers, SKYWARN Spotters, and Media for these reports.

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Snowfall

Snowfall mapSITE: ANNANDALE SNOW: 4.5SITE: ANNAPOLIS SNOW: 3SITE: ARLINGTON SNOW: 4SITE: ARNOLD SNOW: 3.5SITE: ASHBURN SNOW: 2.8SITE: BALLSTON SNOW: 4.2SITE: BALTIMORE SNOW: 3.5SITE: BALTO/WASH INTL SNOW: 2.8SITE: BEALETON SNOW: 5.5SITE: BERRYVILLE SNOW: 2.5SITE: BETHESDA SNOW: 3SITE: BLUEMONT SNOW: 2.5SITE: BOWIE SNOW: 4SITE: BOYCE SNOW: 1.5SITE: BROOKEVILLE SNOW: 4.7SITE: BUNKER HILL SNOW: 1SITE: BURKE SNOW: 4.4SITE: CAMP SPRINGS SNOW: 4.5SITE: CENTREVILLE SNOW: 4SITE: CHARLOTTESVILLE SNOW: 3.5SITE: CHARLOTTE HALL SNOW: 5SITE: CITY OF FAIRFAX SNOW: 4.5SITE: CLARKSBURG SNOW: 3SITE: COLESVILLE SNOW: 2.8SITE: COLUMBIA SNOW: 3.8SITE: CRAIGSVILLE SNOW: 3.8SITE: CROFTON SNOW: 3.7SITE: DALE ENTERPRISE SNOW: 3SITE: DAMASCUS SNOW: 4.4SITE: DAVIDSONVILLE SNOW: 2.5SITE: DEALE SNOW: 3SITE: EDGEWOOD SNOW: 3.5SITE: EDINBURG SNOW: 4SITE: ELKRIDGE SNOW: 3.8SITE: ELKTON SNOW: 4SITE: FALLS CHURCH SNOW: 4SITE: FISHERSVILLE SNOW: 3.9SITE: FRIENDLY SNOW: 4.9SITE: GAITHERSBURG SNOW: 3.6SITE: GLEN ECHO SNOW: 4.6SITE: GREAT FALLS SNOW: 3.3SITE: HARPERS FERRY SNOW: 2.3SITE: HAYMARKET SNOW: 2.5SITE: HERNDON SNOW: 3.2SITE: HOLLYWOOD SNOW: 6.2SITE: HUNT VALLEY SNOW: 4SITE: JACKSONVILLE SNOW: 4SITE: LAKE RIDGE SNOW: 5.8SITE: LAUREL ACRES SNOW: 4.3SITE: LEESBURG SNOW: 1.5SITE: MANASSAS CITY SNOW: 3.5SITE: MANCHESTER SNOW: 2.5SITE: MASSIES CORNER SNOW: 2.5SITE: MECHANICSVILLE 5N SNOW: 5SITE: MERRIFIELD SNOW: 3.8SITE: MIDDLEBURG SNOW: 3SITE: MILLERS SNOW: 1.7SITE: MONTGOMERY VILLAG SNOW: 3.7SITE: MT WEATHER SNOW: 3SITE: NATIONAL ARBORETU SNOW: 2.6SITE: NEW MARKET SNOW: 2.8SITE: NEW MARKET SNOW: 4SITE: NORBECK SNOW: 3.7SITE: NORTH BEACH SNOW: 4.5SITE: NORTH LAUREL SNOW: 3.5SITE: NORTH SPRINGFIELD SNOW: 2SITE: ODENTON SNOW: 3.4SITE: OLNEY SNOW: 3.8SITE: OPAL SNOW: 4.5SITE: ORANGE SNOW: 4.2SITE: OWINGS MILLS SNOW: 3.5SITE: OXON HILL SNOW: 4.8SITE: POTOMAC SNOW: 3.5SITE: QUANTICO SNOW: 4SITE: REDLAND SNOW: 3.6SITE: REMINGTON SNOW: 4.7SITE: RESTON SNOW: 3.3SITE: RIDGE SNOW: 4.8SITE: RIXEYVILLE SNOW: 3.5SITE: ROCKVILLE SNOW: 4.1SITE: ROSSMOOR SNOW: 3.7SITE: ROUND HILL SNOW: 2.6SITE: SAVAGE SNOW: 3.5SITE: SEVERN SNOW: 3.8SITE: SLATE MILLS SNOW: 4SITE: SOLOMONS SNOW: 3SITE: SPERRYVILLE SNOW: 3.9SITE: SPOTSYLVANIA SNOW: 5SITE: STEPHENS CITY SNOW: 2.5SITE: STERLING SNOW: 3SITE: STREET SNOW: 3SITE: SUGAR GROVE SNOW: 3SITE: SYKESVILLE SNOW: 4.5SITE: THE PLAINS SNOW: 2SITE: TIBBSTOWN SNOW: 6SITE: TOWSON SNOW: 4SITE: TYSONS CORNER SNOW: 3SITE: VIENNA SNOW: 3SITE: WALDORF SNOW: 5SITE: WARDENSVILLE SNOW: 2SITE: WARRENTON SNOW: 4.2SITE: WASHINGTON/NATL SNOW: 2.9SITE: WASH DC/DULLES SNOW: 2.6SITE: WAYNESBORO SNOW: 3.5SITE: WESTMINSTER SNOW: 2.4SITE: WHITEFORD SNOW: 2.5SITE: WHITE PLAINS SNOW: 4.9SITE: WINCHESTER SNOW: 3SITE: WOODBRIDGE SNOW: 4SITE: WOODVILLE SNOW: 3.3
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1142 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2005

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS FOR 
THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED 
TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS AND MEDIA FOR
THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME PAGE AT
WEATHER.GOV/BALTIMORE

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

...DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...
   WASHINGTON/NATL        2.9   800 AM  12/6   REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT
   NATIONAL ARBORETUM     2.6   700 AM  12/6   NATL ARBORETUM 

MARYLAND

...ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY...
   LAUREL ACRES           4.3   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 2.7 MI E
   SEVERN                 3.8   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 2.0 MI W
   CROFTON                3.7   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.5 MI NNE
   ARNOLD                 3.5  1000 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ODENTON                3.4   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ANNAPOLIS              3.0   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   DEALE                  3.0   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   BALTO/WASH INTL        2.8   700 AM  12/6   BWI AIRPORT
   DAVIDSONVILLE          2.5   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...BALTIMORE COUNTY...
   HUNT VALLEY            4.0   145 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   JACKSONVILLE           4.0   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   TOWSON                 4.0   700 AM  12/6   WMAR METEOROLOGIST
   BALTIMORE              3.5   830 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   OWINGS MILLS           3.5  1000 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...CALVERT COUNTY...
   NORTH BEACH            4.8   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   NORTH BEACH            4.5   830 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER

...CARROLL COUNTY...
   SYKESVILLE             4.5   700 AM  12/6   METEOROLOGIST
   MANCHESTER             2.5   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   WESTMINSTER            2.5   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   WESTMINSTER            2.4   700 AM  12/6   1 MI N
   MILLERS                1.7   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...CHARLES COUNTY...
   WALDORF                5.0   345 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   WHITE PLAINS           4.9   715 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 2.5 MI WNW

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   NEW MARKET             2.8   500 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...HARFORD COUNTY...
   EDGEWOOD               3.5   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   WHITEFORD              2.5   730 AM  12/6   1.5 MI S
   STREET                 3.0   700 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER

...HOWARD COUNTY...
   COLUMBIA               4.3   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   COLUMBIA               3.8   600 AM  12/6   NOAA EMPLOYEE
   ELKRIDGE               3.8   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.8 MI W
   NORTH LAUREL           3.5  1000 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   SAVAGE                 3.5   530 AM  12/6   NOAA EMPLOYEE

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   BROOKEVILLE            4.7   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   GLEN ECHO              4.6   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   DAMASCUS               4.4   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.7 MI WSW
   ROCKVILLE              4.1  1000 AM  12/6   2 MI SW
   OLNEY                  4.0   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   OLNEY                  3.8   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.6 MI SE
   MONTGOMERY VILLAGE     3.7   420 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   NORBECK                3.7   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ROSSMOOR               3.7   600 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.8 MI E
   GAITHERSBURG           3.6   900 AM  12/6   1 MI E
   REDLAND                3.6   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.8 MI NNE
   POTOMAC                3.5   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.9 MI NNW
   COLESVILLE             3.2   830 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   BETHESDA               3.0   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 2.0 MI NNW
   CLARKSBURG             3.0   245 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   COLESVILLE             2.8   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.7 MI W

...PRINCE GEORGES...
   OXON HILL              4.8   700 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER  
   BOWIE                  4.0   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.5 MI E
   FRIENDLY               4.9   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.0 MI N
   CAMP SPRINGS           4.5   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.6 MI NNW

...ST MARYS...
   MECHANICSVILLE 5NE     5.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP
   SOLOMONS               3.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP
   RIDGE                  4.8   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.0 MI N
   CHARLOTTE HALL         5.0   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 3.6 MI ENE 
   HOLLYWOOD              6.2   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

VIRGINIA

...ALBEMARLE COUNTY...
   CHARLOTTESVILLE        4.0   700 AM  12/6   CHARLOTTESVILLE AIRPORT

...ARLINGTON COUNTY...
   BALLSTON               4.2  1000 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ARLINGTON              4.0   800 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...AUGUSTA COUNTY...
   FISHERSVILLE           4.0   730 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   FISHERSVILLE           3.9   830 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   CRAIGSVILLE            3.8   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE...
   CHARLOTTESVILLE        3.5   900 AM  12/6   WCAV METEOROLOGIST

...CITY OF FALLS CHURCH...
   FALLS CHURCH           4.0   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...CITY OF MANASSAS...
   MANASSAS CITY          3.5   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...CITY OF WAYNESBORO...
   WAYNESBORO             3.5   800 AM  12/6   SPOTTER       

...CITY OF WINCHESTER...
   WINCHESTER             3.0   330 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...CLARKE COUNTY...
   BERRYVILLE             2.5   930 AM  12/6   METEOROLOGIST
   BOYCE                  1.5   930 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   MT WEATHER             3.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...CULPEPER COUNTY...
   RIXEYVILLE             4.6   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 2.5 MI N
   RIXEYVILLE             3.5   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...FAIRFAX COUNTY...
   BURKE                  5.0   300 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ANNANDALE              4.5   445 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   CITY OF FAIRFAX        4.5   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   RESTON                 4.5   900 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE
   BURKE                  4.4   830 AM  12/6   OPC FORECASTER
   MERRIFIELD             3.8   715 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE
   GREAT FALLS            3.3   700 AM  12/6   RETIRED NWS EMPLOYEE
   RESTON                 3.3   645 AM  12/6   NWS METEOROLOGIST
   HERNDON                3.2   800 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE
   TYSONS CORNER          3.0   330 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   NORTH SPRINGFIELD      2.0  1000 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   VIENNA                 3.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP
   CENTREVILLE            4.0  1100 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...FAUQUIER COUNTY...
   BEALETON               5.5   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER 
   REMINGTON              5.0   800 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER
   REMINGTON              4.7   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 5.5 MI NNE
   OPAL                   4.5   700 AM  12/6   NWS METEOROLOGIST
   WARRENTON              4.5   730 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 5.5 MI SSE
   WARRENTON              4.2   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   THE PLAINS             2.0   800 AM  12/6   COOP

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   STEPHENS CITY          2.5   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...LOUDOUN COUNTY...
   ASHBURN                3.0   700 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE
   MIDDLEBURG             3.0   800 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER
   STERLING               3.0   410 AM  12/6   NWS FORECAST OFFICE
   ASHBURN                2.8   600 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   BLUEMONT               2.5   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   LEESBURG               2.0   700 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE
   LEESBURG               1.5   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 1.3 MI SE
   ROUND HILL             2.6   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER  
   WASH DC/DULLES         2.6   800 AM  12/6   DULLES AIRPORT

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   TIBBSTOWN              6.0   730 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   ORANGE                 4.2   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY...
   LAKE RIDGE             5.8   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   QUANTICO               4.0   700 AM  12/6   8 MI NORTH
   WOODBRIDGE             4.0   700 AM  12/6   COCORAHS 0.5 MI SSW
   HAYMARKET              2.5   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY...
   SLATE MILLS            4.0   900 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   SPERRYVILLE            3.9   800 AM  12/6   COOP
   WOODVILLE              3.3   800 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER
   MASSIES CORNER         2.5   800 AM  12.6   SPOTTER  

...ROCKINGHAM COUNTY...
   ELKTON                 4.0   645 AM  12/6   SPOTTER
   DALE ENTERPRISE        3.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...SHENANDOAH COUNTY...
   NEW MARKET             4.0   700 AM  12/6   NWS OBSERVER
   EDINBURG               4.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY...
   SPOTSYLVANIA           5.0   345 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

WEST VIRGINIA

...BERKELEY COUNTY...
   BUNKER HILL            1.0   700 AM  12/6   SPOTTER

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   WARDENSVILLE           2.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP

...JEFFERSON COUNTY...
   HARPERS FERRY          2.3   125 AM  12/6   NWS EMPLOYEE

...PENDLETON COUNTY...
   SUGAR GROVE            3.0   700 AM  12/6   COOP

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