Winter Weather Warning for Fairfax

photoThe National Weather Service has issued the following WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 AM TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 4 INCHES…WITH THE LOWEST AMOUNTS NEAR
INTERSTATE 95.

* TIMING…RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE BALTIMORE WASHINGTON AREA THIS
EVENING…MIXING WITH SNOW LATE TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
FALL DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY. THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL END
BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…HEAVY WET SNOW WILL LIKELY ACCUMULATE ON TREES. WITH
FOLIAGE STILL ON TREES…THE SNOW MAY LEAD TO BROKEN TREE LIMBS
AND POWER OUTAGES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ON SNOW-COVERED ROADS IS
ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 30S.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

 

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