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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:42 PM EDT Mar. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am to 6 PM EDT
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Tuesday night through
Wednesday evening...

* what... wet snow expected Tuesday, with total wet snow and sleet
accumulations of up to an inch, along with a thin layer of ice.
Additionally, heavy wet snow possible Tuesday night and
Wednesday, with a total wet snow accumulation of 5 or more
inches possible.

* Where... northern Maryland, the northern Shenandoah Valley, and
far northwest suburbs.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 am to 6 PM EDT
Tuesday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late Tuesday night
through Wednesday evening.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions,
including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Be prepared
for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for wet snow means periods of wet snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.