The Winter Weather Watch issued Monday by the National Weather Service has been upgraded to a Winter Weather Warning, with all of Loudoun County in for a mixed bag of winter’s worst predicted for Wednesday (Feb. 20).
According to the NWS bulletin, the Winter Weather Warning is in effect from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Heavy snow is forecast beginning around midnight, with 4 to 6 inches of snow predicted before it changes to a snowy-rainy mix. Sleet and freezing rain will continue into the evening.
The advisory area includes Washington, D.C., Maryland east of the Appalachians, Northern Virginia including Loudoun County and the West Virginia Panhandle.
Travel could be hazardous during the Wednesday morning and evening commutes.