Sunday, February 25, 2007

Weather Alert

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2007

MDZ003>007-009>011-501-502-VAZ021-025>031-039>042-050-051-
WVZ050>055-501>504-252130-
/O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-070226T0900Z/
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-HIGHLAND-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
FAUQUIER-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-
JEFFERSON-PENDLETON-HARDY-WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-
WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAGERSTOWN...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER...
GAITHERSBURG...COLUMBIA...BALTIMORE...FROSTBURG...CUMBERLAND...
STAUNTON...WAYNESBORO...HARRISONBURG...WINCHESTER...FRONT ROYAL...
WASHINGTON...LEESBURG...CULPEPER...MARTINSBURG...CHARLES TOWN...
BAYARD...PETERSBURG...EMORYVILLE...HARTMANSVILLE...KEYSER...
FORT ASHBY
1030 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2007

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...


INTENSE LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS THE MIDWEST
TODAY. A COASTAL LOW WILL FORM OFF THE DELMARVA TONIGHT.

SEVERAL COMMUNITIES HAVE REPORTED BETWEEN 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
SNOWFALL ALREADY THIS MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA. ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF AROUND 10 INCHES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED FROM COMMUNITIES IN
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS.

A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON...HEAVY AT TIMES. THE WINTRY PRECIP WILL CHANGE TO A MIX
OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET EARLY THIS EVENING. EXPECT AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
BEFORE THE TRANSITION TO LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. ICE ACCUMULATIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE ONE-QUARTER INCH OR LESS.

THE BULK OF THE FREEZING PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BY MIDNIGHT
IN MOST AREAS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS AMOUNT OF GLAZE
COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN
POWER OUTAGES AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.



DCZ001-MDZ013-014-VAZ036>038-052>054-252130-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-070226T0900Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-
GREENE-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...ANNAPOLIS...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...MANASSAS...MANASSAS PARK...FAIRFAX...
ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH
1030 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2007

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST

MONDAY.

INTENSE LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS THE MIDWEST
TODAY. A COASTAL LOW WILL FORM OFF THE DELMARVA TONIGHT.

A MIXTURE OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS EVENING. ADDITIONAL SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN AN
INCH AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN ONE-QUARTER INCH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.



MDZ016>018-VAZ055>057-251800-
/O.CON.KLWX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-070225T1800Z/
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALDORF...ST MARYS CITY...
FREDERICKSBURG
1030 AM EST SUN FEB 25 2007

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS

AFTERNOON.

INTENSE LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS THE MIDWEST
TODAY. A COASTAL LOW WILL FORM OFF THE DELMARVA TONIGHT.

A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CHANGE TO ALL RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON IN THE ADVISORY AREA. ADDITIONAL SLEET ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE LESS THAN AN INCH AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN
ONE-TENTH INCH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.



JB






National Weather Service County - MDC031

You have just read an official National Weather Advisory Service Winter Weather Warning for the area where I live. Note, in the first picture, it i still snowing, and there is at least 3" of snow accumulated on the tree branches. I call this empirical evidence. I am NOT a weatherman.




The second picture is where I have mustered the troops for our defense of the house against the Godless hoards assaulting the house as I type. You might note that the Sapphire has already been wounded, but is valiantly going back into the fray, having watched as a 21 year year old bottle of Glenlivit bit the dust along with a couple of bottle of vodka.



Now that we have our soldiers in place to ward off the evil spirits, we can turn our attention to more serious matters. Wicked H has a niece, Sous-Chef Mermaid. who doesn't want to go to school tomorrow. My way of dealing with that is to simply declare tomorrow a snow day by the power vested in me as The CEO. That goes for children everywhere from say, Tennessee to Wisconsin, including France.

Yet Sous-Chef Mermaid asks that we wear our PJ backwards and inside out; after consuming an oatmeal cookie before putting a spoon under your pillow is an absolute lock on getting school canceled tomorrow. Is she lucky I have some oatmeal cookies in the house to go with my martini. Cheers Little Mermaid, it's a done deal!

Please join where possible in helping to guarantee this young lady tomorrow off, and have a drink or several while watching the Oscars tonight. And have a good reason to take tomorrow off. Like I slipped on the ice.



Good Night Little Mermaid, wherever you are!

11 comments:

cmhl said...

beautiful snow photo!!!! batten down the hatches, cap'n...

Wicked H said...

On behalf of my Niece and school children everywhere, I thank you. If the PJs, oatmeal cookie consumption while placing the spoon under the pillow thing doesn’t work, then I will have her print out this post, fax it to all her classmates and take it to school with her on Tuesday.If they haven’t done it already, I am sure the school children in the area, nay the world, will celebrate February 26, 2007 as The CEO Rocks the World Day. I am pretty sure it will be an annual occurrence.

In the meantime CEO, I toast you with my T&T. For those non-alcoholics, that would be Tanqueray and Tonic. Vive Le CEO!!!

notfearingchange said...

Dear CEO,

I am drinking the red - I hope this aids in ensuring the no school day! ;-)

The CEO said...

CMHL, please remind your kids, no basketball in the house.

Wicked, glad to be of service. Be sure to teach her the really important things while you can.

Notfearingchange, a good red is always in fashion, and with your new coffee table, and the New York Times, you have every reason to take off Monday, regardless of the weather conditions where you are.

MJ said...

YUCK........ I am in need of some spring Ü

The CEO said...

MJ, I'd say let's go snorkeling in the Bahamas, and do some gambling at night, but we'd have to fly there. I'm not leaving while there's any scotch and gin left.

Glamourpuss said...

Mmmm, gin.

Puss

cinders said...

Five inches causes downed trees and widespread power outages. You're right, you are crippled by the snow.

Odat said...

Such a pretty picture of the snow...
The alchohol brings no comfort to me tho....thanks anyway!
Peace

Lee said...

I personally have had enough snow for this year. We got it. Let's move on to Spring now.

Claudia said...

I do miss a good snowfall...sigh.... I'm just catching up now with my blog reading...I hope she got her wish!