The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) continues to respond to vehicle incidents in parts of central Maryland after morning rain caused some icy road conditions.
More wintry weather headed to the D.C. and Baltimore metro areas Wednesday morning. A National Weather Service advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. in some areas, with an inch to two inches expected throughout the area.
Airports in the Washington region say snow is affecting travel.
Although the snowfall has stopped, WJZ-13 meteorologist Derek Valcourt warns of refreezing as temperatures drop to the 20’s overnight, which is cause for concern for motorists during their evening commute.
Maryland State Police reported that due to current weather and road conditions, the Snow Emergency Plan was in effect for Frederick County.
The National Weather Service announced Friday a Winter Weather Advisory for sleet and freezing rain is in effect for several counties in Maryland, as well as one county in Virginia.
A freezing rain advisory is currently in effect until 6 p.m. Monday night in D.C. and some parts of Maryland and Virginia.
Temperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.
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