Winter Storm Warning Issued for Alexandria Until 1:00 PM TODAY

by Lee Hernly, Editor

Winter Storm Titan - Carlyle/Eisenhower East area of Alexandria, Virginia
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including the City of Alexandria, until 1:00 PM today (Tuesday, January 6). Accumulation of four to six inches of snow is possible.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW…HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING…UNTIL 1 PM. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE THROUGH 11 AM.

* TEMPERATURES…LOW 20S.

* WINDS…VARIABLE 5 MPH.

* IMPACTS…HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATING ON ALL SURFACES WELL BELOW
FREEZING AND VISIBILITY BELOW HALF MILE WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE
FOR VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…
FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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