Winter weather advisory late tonight and early Wednesday

Area covered by winter weather advisory shaded in purple (National Weather Service) Area covered by winter weather advisory shaded in purple (National Weather Service)

More snow is on the way.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. tonight to noon Wednesday, for a general one to three inches of snow across the region.

The snow is likely to impact the morning commute. We’ll have our own analysis and snowfall map up between 3:30 and 4 p.m., but here’s the NWS advisory text in the mean time:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING…SPREADING EAST BETWEEN 2 AND 4 AM. SNOW WILL END BY NOON.

* TEMPERATURES…MID TO UPPER 20S.

* WINDS…LIGHT AND VARIABLE…BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH BY NOON.

* IMPACTS…SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL AFFECT THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE. UNTREATED ROADWAYS WILL BE SLICK.

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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