(Updated at 11:15 a.m.) Another round of wintry weather is on tap, starting late night.
A Winter Weather Advisory was issued this morning for Arlington and other parts of the region, with forecasters calling for 1-3 inches of snow accumulation through Thursday morning. Additional rounds of snowfall are expected in the days ahead.
Winter Weather Advisories are now up for much of the area for tonight's winter storm. Generally looking at 2 to 4 inches of snow across the advisory area, with a light glaze of ice expected across central VA. pic.twitter.com/fIMrJu6rbB
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) February 10, 2021
More on tonight’s snow event, from the National Weather Service.
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY…
* WHAT…SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
* WHERE…PORTIONS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL, NORTHEAST AND NORTHERN MARYLAND, NORTHERN AND NORTHWEST VIRGINIA AND PANHANDLE WEST VIRGINIA.
* WHEN…FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS…PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE MORNING OR EVENING COMMUTE.
SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING.
WHEN VENTURING OUTSIDE, WATCH YOUR FIRST FEW STEPS TAKEN ON STEPS, SIDEWALKS, AND DRIVEWAYS, WHICH COULD BE ICY AND SLIPPERY, INCREASING YOUR RISK OF A FALL AND INJURY.
Arlington County crews have been pre-treating local roads and trails with brine lines in anticipation of the snow. VDOT crews are also pre-treating highways and major commuter routes in Arlington.
— Arlington Department of Environmental Services (@ArlingtonDES) February 9, 2021
— Tom Mockler (@TomMockler) February 10, 2021
Avoid the spray and don't tail our trucks! #VDOT crews 👷♀️ 👷♂️ are pretreating some roads today in preparation for more ❄️ #snow & 🧊 #ice! Please stay behind our trucks to give them space to work, be patient & do not pass our trucks. pic.twitter.com/b8WS3oSz5S
— VDOT (@VaDOT) February 10, 2021