Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Overnight Into Thursday Morning
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Germantown area beginning at 10:00 pm tonight until 11:00 am Thursday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. “Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving,” said the National Weather Service.
The area is bracing a snow storm of the winter which will bring wintery weather to the Germantown area and all of Montgomery County and the District of Columbia and north central and northern Maryland and northern Virginia. Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday. Total snow accumulations of around one inch are expected, according to the NWS.
While this isn’t a lot of snow, the bitter cold of the last couple of days and a small amount of snow will make all untreated roads slippery and potentially dangerous.
“Very cold conditions mean that snow will quickly stick on roads and sidewalks making the Thursday morning commute dangerous,” said the NWS. “Plan ahead and allow extra time to get to your destination if traveling late Wednesday night or Thursday. Bitterly cold conditions will follow for late Thursday through the weekend causing snow to remain on untreated surfaces.”