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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington

Driving in the snow on WednesdayThe National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday morning.

Forecasters are only calling for 1-2 inches of snow, but even that could cause havoc because it is expected to be at its heaviest during the morning commute.

From NWS:

… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO NOON EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS… WASHINGTON DC AND ITS MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA SUBURBS.
* HAZARD TYPES… SNOW.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS… 1 TO 2 INCHES.
* TIMING… OVERNIGHT THROUGH LATE MORNING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVIEST DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.
* IMPACTS… ROADS MAY BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
* WINDS… NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES… IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.

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.

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