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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory

By Katie Pyzyk - ARLNow.com

Wednesday - 1/23/2013, 4:15pm  ET

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Arlington and the rest of the D.C. area. The advisory begins at midnight and runs through 9:00 a.m. on Thursday. Although the Capital Weather Gang points out that not much accumulation is expected, if any, temperatures in the 20s will create slick conditions when and if there is precipitation.

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EST THURSDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW

* ACCUMULATIONS…AROUND AN INCH.

* TIMING…OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20
MPH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…ANY UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
SLIPPERY. ANY SNOW COVERED SURFACES WILL REMAIN SLIPPERY THROUGH
THE MORNING RUSH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.