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Winter Storm Warning Issued

by ARLnow.com | December 9, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1,355 views | No Comments

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Arlington and the D.C. region.

Up to 6 inches of snow are forecast for the area. From NWS:

… WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 2 PM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 2 PM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE… SNOW… HEAVY AT TIMES. PRECIPITATION MAY START AS A PERIOD OF SNOW AND SLEET BEFORE DAWN CHANGING TO ALL SNOW AFTER DAYBREAK.

* ACCUMULATIONS… 3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING… AROUND DAYBREAK TUESDAY LASTING THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON… INCLUDING THE TUESDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR.

* TEMPERATURES… UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* WINDS… NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS… HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM HEAVY SNOW. THE SNOW WILL IMPACT THE MORNING RUSH TUESDAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATION RATES OF 1-2 INCHES PER HOUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

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