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Winter Weather Advisory: Slippery Morning Commute

By ARLnow.com

Sunday - 1/27/2013, 5:10pm  ET

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Arlington and the D.C. region.

Forecasters warn that sleet and freezing rain might make for a slippery commute tomorrow (Monday) morning.

… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 AM EST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE… FREEZING RAIN… POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET AT THE ONSET.

* ACCUMULATIONS… A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN. LITTLE OR NO SLEET ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING… DEVELOPING BEFORE DAWN AND CONTINUING THROUGH MID MORNING ON MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES… AROUND 30.

* WINDS… SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS… ICING WILL PRODUCE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADS… BRIDGES AND SIDEWALKS… PARTICULARLY DURING THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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