NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for MoCo on Monday and Tuesday
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, that is effective from 1 a.m. on Monday to 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
According to the advisory, residents should prepare for snow, sleet and freezing rain. There could be three to five inches of snow and sleet, and one-tenth of an inch of ice from freezing rain.
Snow will begin between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. Monday morning. Snow is expected to change to sleet and freezing rain on Monday afternoon. The precipitation will gradually change to rain late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Winds will blow from the southeast around 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures will be in the teens rising to the upper 20s to lower 30s Monday into Monday night. Temperatures will rise into the mid and upper 40s on Tuesday.
Travel will be difficult as the snow and ice may cause slippery roads and limited visibilities. Use caution while driving.
Montgomery County has activated its depots at midnight. Troopers are asking motorists to plan ahead and use caution.
Wintry precip will continue off and on through the day, making for hazardous travel conditions. pic.twitter.com/3gICSH6707
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) February 15, 2016
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) February 14, 2016
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY issued from 1am Mon 2/15 – Tues morn. Expect light – moderate accumulations of wintry precip w/ icy rds & s-walks.
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) February 14, 2016
SOC/depots activating at midnight. Forecast calling for 1-3 inches w/ possibility of 5. Freezing rain to follow snow. Very icy conditions.
— MC Highway Services (@MontCo_Highways) February 14, 2016
Snow is expected before the morning rush hour. Please plan ahead and use caution. Check conditions @ https://t.co/jxqlSYD4wc.
— MD State Police (@MDSP) February 14, 2016
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) February 15, 2016