The Baltimore/Washington office of The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery County, from 1 AM through 7 PM Wednesday:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected. * WHERE...Portions of The District of Columbia, central Maryland and central, northern and northwest Virginia. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 7 PM EST Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.
The National Weather Service forecast calls for 4 to 6 inches of snow, and The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang calls for 2 to 5 inches at the time of this posting.
Montgomery County has a Snow Information Portal with Snow Plowing & Removal Information, Delays and Closings, as well as Winter Weather Tips.
Graphic courtesy of The National Weather Service.
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