Sunday, January 27, 2013
Sleet, freezing rain expected from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m.
UPDATE Monday: Fairfax County Public Schools is allowing employees to take unscheduled leave until 10 a.m. Monday. SACC centers will be open by 10 a.m. --- UPDATE Sunday 10:50 p.m.: The federal government is advising its employees to stay off roads Monday morning until 10 a.m. Federal offices will open to the public Monday at noon. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework, according to the Office of Personnel Management. Non-emergency employees will be granted excused absence up until offices open. For more information, visit the OPM Web site. UPDATE: The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory. Originally Monday from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., the advisory now starts Monday at 3 a.m. --- …
Friday, January 25, 2013
National Weather Service issues advisory from 2 to 9 p.m. in Northern Virginia, saying snowfall will be heaviest in late afternoon and early evening.
The National Weather Service has put a winter weather advisory in place for much of Friday afternoon and evening, warning roads will become snow covered and slippery and could cause "hazardous travel during the afternoon and evening commute." The advisory is in place for Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties, Washington, D.C., and points as far north and south as Gaithersburg and Warrenton. The service predicts "snow will begin during the mid-afternoon and taper off in the evening. Snow may be moderate to locally heavy at times during the late afternoon and early evening." Snowfall is expected to be between 1 to 2 inches. Fairfax County Public Schools is closing two hours early in ancitipation of the snow. More on snow: • Tips …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The advisory will be in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Update 12:17 p.m. - The winter weather advisory, which was originally set to expire at 1 p.m., has been extended to 7 p.m. in the DC metro area. --------------- The National Weather Service in Baltimore has issued a winter weather advisory for Fairfax County for a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain. The advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday. According to the advisory, NWS expects less than an inch of sleet accumulation, temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s and north winds at 10 to 20 mph and gusts up to 35 mph. The weather conditions can cause treacherous travel conditions. NWS advises motorists to be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected overnight.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the metropolitan Washington area, including Fairfax County, from 10 p.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday. Snow and sleet are expected by 10 p.m., followed by snow, freezing rain and sleet. A low of about 28 is predicted. Snow and sleet may accumulate up to one inch. Saturday will see rain or freeing rain before 1 p.m., followed by rain through the afternoon. A high near 37 is predicted.