NWS Winter Storm Warning: 3AM, February 18th - 6AM, February 19th
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning.
What: Heavy snow along with sleet and freezing rain. Total snow accumulations around 3 to 6 inches with ice accumulation around one to a quarter inch. Where: The Washington and Baltimore Metropolitan areas. When: From 3 AM Thursday to 6 AM Friday. Snow will begin between 3 and 5 AM. Snow will change to a mixture of sleet and freezing rain during the late morning and early afternoon hours. Impacts: Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. Additional Details: Snow Thursday morning will be heavy at times with snowfall rates around 1 to 2 inches per hour possible along with visibility reduced to around one-quarter mile at times.