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.

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