Winter Weather Advisory Issued in Alexandria, Virginia

Winter Weather Advisory issued in the Alexandria, Virginia for Sunday, January 29 (Image via @NWS_BaltWash on Twitter)

Winter Weather Advisory thru 10 AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Alexandria, Virginia and the surrounding area from 10:00 PM Sunday, January 29, 2017 to 7:00 AM on Monday, January 30, 2017. Up to two (2) inches of snow are expected in the immediate Alexandria, Virginia area as well as ICE.


Winter Weather Advisories are normally issued in advance of a storm when travel conditions are expected to worsen.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM EST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…A COATING TO 1 INCH. LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 1 TO
2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 66 IN VIRGINIA AND
EAST OF INTERSTATE 95 IN MARYLAND.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM THIS
EVENING. THE STEADIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 11 PM AND 4 AM.
SNOW WILL END BY 6 AM ACROSS MOST LOCATIONS.

* IMPACTS…ROADS WILL BE MAINLY WET THIS EVENING WITH
TEMPERATURES ABOVE FREEZING. UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BECOME
SLIPPERY AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES DROPPING TO NEAR OR
SLIGHTLY BELOW FREEZING.

* WINDS…NORTH TO NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH…BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH TOWARD MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…MID TO UPPER 30S THIS EVENING…FALLING INTO THE
UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

(Image via @NWS_BaltWash on Twitter)