The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Montgomery County for Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Montgomery County, with accumulations of up to 5 inches or more expected Wednesday in the region. Precipitation may begin as a mix of rain and snow with a change to all snow Tuesday night and wind gusts may reach up to 30 mph, according to the NWS. The NWS also warned of potentially difficult driving conditions and urged residents to begin proper winter storm preparations. The storm watch is in effect Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.
State Highway Administration has warned motorists to prepare for a “difficult” Thursday afternoon commute.
Northern Montgomery County could see 1 to 3 inches of snow on Thursday, and regions within the beltway could see 3 to 5. According to the National Weather Service, a low-pressure system is expected to move through the region Thursday afternoon, bringing with it the possibility for snow and hazardous weather. The State Highway Administration has urged motorists to prepare for a “difficult” Thursday afternoon commute. Montgomery County has been placed under a winter storm watch, in effect from Thursday morning to Thursday night. But there are those who doubt the snow will be as bad as the NWS predicts. In a series of posts and tweets, The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang said the storm had the potential to produce “shovelable snow” but…