The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, saying that snow, sleet, ice and freezing rain are likely to hit Fairfax County and surrounding areas tomorrow.
The advisory is set to go into effect from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 18).
Snow and sleet is expected to total 1 inch, while ice could accumulate up to 1/10 of an inch., NWS says.
More from NWS:
* WHAT…Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.
* WHERE…Portions of central Maryland, northern and northwest Virginia and eastern West Virginia.
* WHEN…From 7 AM to 7 PM EST Saturday. Precipitation will begin as snow before transitioning to sleet and freezing rain. Precipitation will change to rain late in the day.
* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions.
NWS recommends that people stay cautious of ice when walking outside and that drivers slow down.
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