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Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Preliminary Totals ending January 17, 2008

The following are unofficial reports from the storm that affected the region ending January 17, 2008. Appreciation is extended to Highway Departments, Cooperative Observers, SKYWARN Spotters, and Media for these reports.

 

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NOUS41 KLWX 181747
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ021-025>031-036>042-
050>057-WVZ049>055-501>504-182200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1245 PM EST FRI JAN 18 2008

...PRELIMINARY STORM TOTALS JAN 17 2008 WINTER EVENT...

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN FOR THE STORM THAT 
AFFECTED OUR REGION ON WEDNESDAY JAN 17 2008. 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...
   DALECARLIA RESERVIOR   3.0   600 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   MOUNT PLEASANT         2.0   130 PM  1/17   
   NATIONAL ARBORETUM     0.8   600 PM  1/17   CO-OP

MARYLAND

...ALLEGANY COUNTY...
   FROSTBURG              4.0  1234 PM  1/17  
   WESTERNPORT            3.5   340 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   CUMBERLAND             3.0  1100 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   ECKHART MINES          3.0   400 PM  1/17   

...ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY...
   FORT MEADE             4.8   840 PM  1/17  
   GLEN BURNIE            4.2   147 PM  1/17  
   RIVERA BEACH           4.2   407 PM  1/17  
   CROFTON 1.5NNE         3.3   145 PM  1/17   
   ODENTON                3.0   524 PM  1/17  
   SEVERNA PARK           2.7   215 PM  1/17  
   DAVIDSONVILLE          2.0   400 PM  1/17   SPOTTER    
   ANNAPOLIS              1.0   345 PM  1/17   NCEP EMPLOYEE

...BALTIMORE COUNTY...
   REISTERSTOWN           4.3   915 PM  1/17  
   OWINGS MILLS           4.0   530 PM  1/17   SNOW/SLEET TOTAL
   BALTIMORE              3.5   456 PM  1/17  
   HAMPTON                3.0   500 PM  1/17  
   REISTERSTOWN           3.0   130 PM  1/17   
   HUNT VALLEY            2.5   220 PM  1/17  
   WHITE MARSH            2.5   310 PM  1/17   
   KINGSVILLE             1.0   130 PM  1/17   
   ESSEX                  0.5   220 PM  1/17  

...CALVERT COUNTY...
   DUNKIRK 3NNE           2.2   106 PM  1/17
   NORTH BEACH              T   600 PM  1/17  
   SOLOMONS ISLAND          T   600 PM  1/17  

...CARROLL COUNTY...
   MANCHESTER 1SW         5.0   530 PM  1/17   
   SYKESVILLE             5.0   600 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   MILLERS                4.8   600 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   WESTMINSTER 1N         4.7   539 PM  1/17   
   HAMPSTEAD              4.5   544 PM  1/17   SPOTTER

...CHARLES COUNTY...
   WHITE PLAINS           1.6  1159 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   WALDORF                1.5  1100 AM  1/17   EMER MGR
   PORT TOBACCO           1.0  1048 AM  1/17  
   WALDORF                1.0   345 PM  1/17  

...CITY OF BALTIMORE...
   BALTIMORE              4.3   500 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   BALTIMORE              4.0   600 PM  1/17   HAMILTON AREA

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   WOLFSVILLE             5.0   330 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   FREDERICK              4.5   539 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   NEW MARKET 2NW         4.5   600 PM  1/17   
   MOUNT AIRY             4.1   400 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   WALKERSVILLE           4.0   300 PM  1/17  
   EMMITSBURG             2.5  1100 PM  1/17  
   POINT OF ROCKS         2.0   355 PM  1/17  

...HARFORD COUNTY...
   DARLINGTON             4.0   630 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   PYLESVILLE 2S          4.0   700 PM  1/17   
   EDGEWOOD               3.5   555 PM  1/17  
   ABERDEEN               0.3   219 PM  1/17  

...HOWARD COUNTY...
   COLUMBIA               5.2   430 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   ELLICOTT CITY          3.8   700 PM  1/17  
   JESSUP                 3.0   130 PM  1/17  

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   OLNEY                  6.0   600 PM  1/17  
   DAMASCUS               5.5   453 PM  1/17  
   CLARKSBURG             5.0   415 PM  1/17   0.47" WATER EQUIV
   GERMANTOWN             5.0   637 PM  1/17  
   NORBECK                4.6   500 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   BROOKVILLE             4.5   545 PM  1/17   NOAA EMPLOYEE
   GERMANTOWN             4.5   500 PM  1/17   
   NORTH POTOMAC          4.5   550 PM  1/17  
   WHEATON                3.8   130 PM  1/17   
   GLEN ECHO              3.3   230 PM  1/17  
   BETHESDA               3.0   100 PM  1/17  
   GAITHERSBURG           3.0   500 PM  1/17  
   SILVER SPRING          3.0   130 PM  1/17   

...PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY...
   LAUREL                 3.5   315 PM  1/17  
   LAUREL LAKE            2.5  1230 PM  1/17  
   BOWIE                  2.2   219 PM  1/17  
   OXON HILL              2.2   155 PM  1/17   CO-OP OBSERVER
   CAMP SPRINGS           1.3   125 PM  1/17   NWS NCEP FACILITY

...ST. MARYS COUNTY...
   MECHANICSVILLE         1.1  1100 AM  1/17   SPOTTER
   HOLLYWOOD              1.0  1100 AM  1/17  

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   SMITHSBURG             3.5   700 PM  1/17  
   SHARPSBURG 5S          3.3  1100 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   WILLIAMSPORT           3.0  1100 PM  1/17  
   SMITHSBURG 2NW         2.1  1100 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   HAGERSTOWN             2.0   153 PM  1/17  

VIRGINIA

...ALBEMARLE COUNTY...
   RUCKERSVILLE           4.0  1000 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   CROZET                 3.4   152 PM  1/17  

...ARLINGTON COUNTY...
   ARLINGTON              2.4   530 PM  1/17  
   REAGAN NATIONAL        1.3   830 PM  1/17  

...AUGUSTA COUNTY...
   SWOOPE                 8.0   345 PM  1/17   STOPPED SNOWING
   CHURCHVILLE            5.0  1130 AM  1/17  
   FISHERSVILLE           4.0   204 PM  1/17  
   STUARTS DRAFT          4.0   124 PM  1/17  
   STONEWALL              2.5   415 PM  1/17   1/8 ICE ON TREES.

...CITY OF ALEXANDRIA...
   ALEXANDRIA             0.8   615 PM  1/17  
   ALEXANDRIA             0.6  1218 PM  1/17   RT 1 AND DUKE ST

...CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE...
   CHARLOTTESVILLE        4.3   315 PM  1/17  

...CITY OF FALLS CHURCH...
   FALLS CHURCH           2.8   107 PM  1/17  

...CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG...
   FREDERICKSBURG         1.5  1100 AM  1/17   SPOTTER

...CITY OF MANASSAS...
   MANASSAS               3.0   300 PM  1/17  

...CITY OF WINCHESTER...
   WINCHESTER             5.0   345 PM  1/17   SPOTER
   WINCHESTER 1E          4.1   525 PM  1/17   
   WINCHESTER 1S          4.0   415 PM  1/17   SPOTTER

...CLARKE COUNTY...
   BERRYVILLE 2N          3.5   340 PM  1/17   
   MOUNT WEATHER          3.5   700 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   BERRYVILLE             3.3   500 PM  1/17  

...CULPEPER COUNTY...
   BOSTON                 2.6  1000 PM  1/17   CO-OP

...FAIRFAX COUNTY...
   HERNDON                4.0   400 PM  1/17   NWS METEOROLOGIST
   RESTON                 4.0   330 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   WASH DC/DULLES         4.0   829 PM  1/17  
   NORTH SPRINGFIELD      3.7   400 PM  1/17   NWS RETIREE
   DUNN LORING/VIENNA     3.0   700 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   FAIRFAX                3.0   700 PM  1/17   
   CENTREVILLE            2.9   600 PM  1/17  
   OAK HILL               2.5   630 PM  1/17   USDA METEOROLOGIST
   FORT BELVOIR/DAV       1.1   828 PM  1/17  

...FAUQUIER COUNTY...
   MARSHALL               5.0   330 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   OPAL                   5.0   245 PM  1/17  
   WARRENTON 3.5SE        5.0   310 PM  1/17  
   NEW BALTIMORE          4.0   145 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   REMINGTON              3.0  1000 PM  1/17  
   BEALETON               2.7  1258 PM  1/17   PUBLIC REPORT
   HUME                   2.6  1226 PM  1/17  

...FREDERICK COUNTY...
   STEPHENS CITY 2E       4.4   500 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   MIDDLETOWN             3.5   615 PM  1/17  
   STEPHENSON             3.5   627 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   CROSS JUNCTION         3.0   500 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   STEPHENS CITY          2.5   108 PM  1/17  
   STEPHENSON             2.0  1213 PM  1/17  

...GREENE COUNTY...
   STANDARDSVILLE         5.0   253 PM  1/17  

...HIGHLAND COUNTY...
   MUSTOE                 4.8  1237 PM  1/17  

...KING GEORGE COUNTY...
   KING GEORGE            2.0  1030 AM  1/17  

...LOUDOUN COUNTY...
   ASHBURN                5.4   600 PM  1/17   NWS MET
   ARCOLA                 5.3   639 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEES
   STERLING NWS/WFO       5.3   555 PM  1/17  
   LEESBURG 1.3SE         4.7   530 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   ASHBURN                4.5   550 PM  1/17  
   LEESBURG               4.5   654 PM  1/17   NWS EMPLOYEE
   LOVETTSVILLE           4.5   430 PM  1/17   SPOTTER
   MIDDLEBURG 2.5W        4.5   700 PM  1/17   
   LEESBURG 1NE           4.1   400 PM  1/17 
   BLUEMONT               4.0   315 PM  1/17   NWS RETIREE
   LUCKETTS               3.5   600 PM  1/17  

...MADISON COUNTY...
   HAYWOOD                6.5   313 PM  1/17  

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   ORANGE                 3.2  1000 PM  1/17  

...PAGE COUNTY...
   LURAY                  5.0   236 PM  1/17  
   STANLEY                4.5   315 PM  1/17

...PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY...
   HAYMARKET              6.5   450 PM  1/17   
   HAYMARKET              5.0   302 PM  1/17  
   WOODBRIDGE             3.0  1235 PM  1/17  

...RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY...
   CASTLETON              6.5   444 PM  1/17  
   MASSIES CORNER         4.5   404 PM  1/17  

...ROCKINGHAM COUNTY...
   BRIDGEWATER 1E         6.0   214 PM  1/17  
   DALE ENTERPRISE        5.0  1000 PM  1/17   CO-OP
   HARRISONBURG           5.0  1200 PM  1/17  
   TIMBERVILLE            4.0  1224 PM  1/17  
   ELKTON                 3.5   325 PM  1/17   SPOTTER

...SHENANDOAH COUNTY...
   FORT VALLEY            4.0   540 PM  1/17 
   WOODSTOCK 2N           4.0   515 PM  1/17 
   EDINBURG               3.6   530 PM  1/17  
   MAURERTOWN             3.0   530 PM  1/17  

...SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY...
   SPOTSYLVANIA           2.3  1045 AM  1/17  

...STAFFORD COUNTY...
   AQUIA                  1.5  1138 AM  1/17  

...WARREN COUNTY...
   BENTONVILLE            2.5   259 PM  1/17  
   LINDEN                 2.5   400 PM  1/17   1500 FT ELEV
   BLUE MOUNTAIN          2.0  1135 AM  1/17  
   FRONT ROYAL            1.5   700 PM  1/17  

WEST VIRGINIA

...BERKELEY COUNTY...
   MARTINSBURG 3W         4.5   300 PM  1/17   
   BUNKER HILL            3.5   800 PM  1/17   
   FALLING WATERS         3.5   930 PM  1/17  
   HEDGESVILLE            3.0   151 PM  1/17  

...GRANT COUNTY...
   PETERSBURG             4.0  1100 PM  1/17  
   MAYSVILLE              3.0   108 PM  1/17  
   MOUNT STORM            2.0  1000 PM  1/17  
   BAYARD                 1.7  1100 PM  1/17   CO-OP

...HAMPSHIRE COUNTY...
   ROMNEY 2.5W            2.5   106 PM  1/17  
   SLANESVILLE            2.5   730 PM  1/17   

...HARDY COUNTY...
   MATHIAS                4.0   107 PM  1/17  
   MOOREFIELD             2.5  1000 PM  1/17  
   FISHER                 2.0   600 PM  1/17  

...JEFFERSON COUNTY...
   RANSON 4NW             3.8  1000 PM  1/17   
   BLOOMERY               3.3  1205 PM  1/17  
   CHARLES TOWN           2.9  1226 PM  1/17  
   SHANNONDALE            2.0   330 PM  1/17   SPOTTER

...MINERAL COUNTY...
   FORT ASHBY             3.5   600 PM  1/17  
   KEYSER                 3.2   530 PM  1/17 
   RIDGELEY               2.5   122 PM  1/17  

...MORGAN COUNTY...
   BERKELEY SPRINGS       3.2   440 PM  1/17   32F

...PENDLETON COUNTY...
   FRANKLIN               4.5   730 PM  1/17  
   RIVERTON               3.0  1220 PM  1/17   SPOTTER

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