UPDATED: Feb. 1, 2015 4:21 p.m.
WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The District of Columbia is deploying more than 200 snow trucks this weekend for a potential winter storm that could bring snow and rain to the area.
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that snow trucks would be deployed Sunday morning for the possible wintry mix of precipitation.
This will be the District’s sixth full deployment of snow trucks this winter.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday for parts of Maryland including Frederick, Carroll, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Howard and Northwest Montgomery counties.
Forecasters at the National Weather Service say snow, sleet and freezing rain are all possible types of precipitation that will accumulate in those areas, as well as Baltimore.
Forecasters estimate an inch or less of snow followed by a thin layer of ice accumulation, which may cause hazardous road conditions.
The snow is predicted to develop during the mid-afternoon and will change to sleet and freezing rain during the late afternoon and evening.
Monday morning will see this continuation of precipitation before it becomes all rain. Temperatures will remain in the lower to mid-30s.
Untreated roads will become icy and drivers are urged to use caution and prepare for possible slippery roads.
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