Alert: Special Weather Statement issued March 2 at 7:25PM EST by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-03-02T19:25:00-05:00
Expires: 2019-03-03T06:00:00-05:00
Description: Wintry weather will impact Washington DC and areas to the south
and east on Sunday afternoon and evening with mix of snow, sleet,
and rain. This area includes the cities of Annapolis, Washington
DC, Upper Marlboro MD, Fairfax VA, Culpeper VA, Fredericksburg VA,
and Charlottesville VA.

The wintry mix will develop across this region late Sunday
morning, and continue through late evening. The majority of the
precipitation is expected to be rain, with sleet and snow mixed in
at times. Temperatures in this region are expected to stay in the
mid 30s through the day and evening on Sunday, which should
greatly reduce transportation impacts.

However, temperatures will drop below freezing after midnight
Sunday, and roads may become slick due to icing for the Monday
morning commute in and around Washington DC.

Motorists traveling to areas west Sunday on Interstate 66 and
Interstate 70, and areas north on Interstate 270 and Interstate
83, should be aware that Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather
Advisories are in effect for these locations immediately north
and west of Washington DC. Travel disruptions in these areas are

Stay aware for future updates on this winter weather event by
tuning in to your favorite media outlet or NOAA Weather Radio.


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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Anne Arundel; Southern Fauquier; Spotsylvania; Nelson; Fairfax; Charles; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Stafford; Prince Georges; District of Columbia; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Madison; Culpeper; Albemarle; Greene; Orange

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3405444
CAP MessageType: Alert