A Winter Weather Advisory and a Winter Storm Watch are now in effect for Montgomery County. Two phase storm system expected to effect Montgomery County over the next 48 hrs. The first part of the storm will move through overnight tonight with light sleet and freezing rain. Up to .1" of ice and sleet possible from the first part of this storm and this part of the storm is covered by a Winter Weather Advisory from Midnight tonight through noon tomorrow.
After a short break in precipitation tomorrow, the second more significant part of the storm will move through Tuesday Evening-Wednesday and is covered by a SEPARATE Winter Storm Watch. Some guidance does indicate that up to .50" of glaze ice is possible during the second phase of the storm for areas of North Montgomery County. If this amount does appear likely, a warning will be issued reflecting these amounts.
SKYWARN spotters are asked to relay all freezing rain, and snowfall reports to the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and the NWS Office in Sterling, VA.
Sent on: 01/31 15:21
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