The National Weather Service has issued a winter a storm watch for Montgomery County starting late Saturday night and continuing through late Sunday night.
The NWS watch says there’s is the possibility of five or more inches of snow from this storm.
The watch includes the District of Columbia, portions of central and southern Maryland, central and northern Virginia, and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.
— MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) January 29, 2021
JUST IN: @NWS_BaltWash issues winter storm watch for DC area (zone shaded in blue in map below) for late Saturday night to late Sunday for the potential for 5"+ snow. Additional snow could fall Monday + Monday night (lower confidence).
Update: https://t.co/WlsbtaZGEJ pic.twitter.com/unhOTrUpfy
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) January 29, 2021
Crews from the Montgomery County Department of Transporation are currently pretreating roadways. The county’s winter storm information portal may be used to submit a snow-related service request or to find the status of snow removal for a street or service area.
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) January 29, 2021