UPDATED: National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County

UPDATED 3.14.17 The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled.

ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County residents should prepare for over six inches of heavy snow that will begin falling on Monday night, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

A winter storm warning for snow has been issued for Montgomery County from 7 p.m. on Monday until 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

Accumulations are expected between six to ten inches and the snow (and sleet) may cause scattered power outages. Temperatures are expected to be in the low 30s, and winds will blow from the northeast with gusts of up to 30 mph.

According to the NWS winter storm warning, travel will be dangerous.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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