The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in Alexandria and the surrounding area, as the city is expected to receive four to eight inches of snow on Sunday and Monday.
“The steadiest snow will fall through this afternoon before tapering off to an intermittent mix of light snow, sleet, and freezing rain,” NWS said in its alert on Sunday morning. “Additional snow is expected Monday through Monday night with additional accumulations most likely around one to three inches, bringing the storm total accumulations around four to eight inches.”
NWS recommends carrying an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency if you must travel.
Rain and snow are expected to continue into Monday morning. Less than an inch of snow is expected.
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