Winter Weather Advisory Jan. 27

Jan. 26, 2009
OPA 024/09

News Highlights  

  • A winter weather advisory for Fairfax County will be in effect from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27.
  • A winter storm watch will be in effect for Fairfax County from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.
  • A winter storm watch means that there is a potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.

More Information 

A winter storm watch will be in effect from 6 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27, through 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28.  According to the National Weather Service, snow is expected to develop early Tuesday morning and continue into late Tuesday night with the potential of 1-3 inches of accumulation. Snow and sleet are predicted to mix with freezing rain on Tuesday evening and transition into all rain on Wednesday.

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while
driving. Winter weather preparedness tips and weather and operating status updates are available online.

For more information, visit the Fairfax County Emergency Information Web page; the Fire and Rescue Department Web page or Fairfax Water Web page. For non-emergency police, fire or medical calls, dial 703-691-2131.


Get News. Get Information. Get Fairfax County.Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
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