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.
2:38pm IMO snow totals should be between 0.1-2.0". Start likely aft midnite but could see non-acc flakes as early as 10pm.
— Russ Adams (@patpend) January 29, 2017
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.
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
(Image via @NWS_BaltWash on Twitter)