Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC

1129 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018

District of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles- Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford- Southeast Harford-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun- Eastern Loudoun- Including the cities of Washington, Frederick, Ballenger Creek, Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Baltimore, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill, Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate, Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia, Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Warrenton, Turnbull, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling 1129 AM EST Sun Jan 7 2018 ...POTENTIAL WINTER COMMUTING HAZARD FOR BALTIMORE / WASHINGTON METRO AREA TRAVELERS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... There is a potential for hazardous commuting conditions for the Monday afternoon and evening commute. A light wintry mix with freezing is likely. While amounts are expected to be light, any amount of freezing rain on any untreated area roads could quickly turn them icy. This could lead to dangerous traveling conditions, multiple accidents, and extensive delays. If commuting Monday afternoon or evening, be aware of the POSSIBILITY of significant travel disruptions. Plan ahead by allowing for extra travel time, and consider using public transportation and telework options. Stay tuned for updates on this potential winter weather episode.