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National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

snow1The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow from 10 p.m. tonight (Feb. 17) until 6 a.m. on Feb. 18.

According to the advisory, snow may end as a brief period of sleet and freezing rain.

Here’s what you should know:

Accumulations: 1-2 inches, little or no ice accumulation from freezing rain.

Timing: Late this evening through overnight.

Temperatures: Middle to upper 20s.

Winds: Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

Impacts: Roads will be snow covered and slippery. With temperatures below freezing, any untreated roads will remain snow covered and slippery through the morning rush.

Precautionary/preparedness actions: A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet and freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

Sonya Burke

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


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