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Icy, Snowy Commute Expected Tomorrow Morning

by ARLnow.com January 17, 2011 at 3:28 pm 1,548 1 Comment

(Updated at 11:30 p.m.) Get ready for the dreaded wintry mix and a challenging morning commute.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, in effect from 10:00 tonight to 9:00 tomorrow morning. Forecasters are predicting that snow and sleet, beginning around dinner time, will switch over to freezing rain overnight, leaving roads slick and the ground covered with as much as an inch of wet snow.

Luckily, most Arlington Public School students already have the day off tomorrow. Tuesday is a designated teacher work day in every school except Barcroft Elementary, Campbell Elementary and the high school continuation programs at Arlington Mill and Langston. No word yet on whether classes will be canceled or delayed at Barcroft.

Arlington County’s Office of Emergency Management just issued the following alert:

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 10 PM Monday night until 9 AM Tuesday morning for a mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow.  Up to one inch snow accumulation expected before changing to freezing rain. Ice accumulations around one tenth of an inch are expected.

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