For the second Sunday in a row, the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning until noon in Alexandria and the surrounding area, as the city is expected to receive up to three inches of snow.
“Plan on slippery road conditions,” NWS said in its alert on Sunday morning. “Visibility will be reduced to around one- quarter mile at times through late this morning. Temperatures will rise well above freezing this afternoon, but temperatures will fall quickly below freezing this evening.”
NWS recommends slowing down and using caution while traveling.
Snow is forecast for Sunday, Feb 7. The Winter Shelter is open 7pm-7am at Lee Center (1108 Jefferson St, serves single adults) and @CarpentrShelter (930 North Henry St, serves families). The Lee Center shelter will also be open during the day. Learn more: https://t.co/axPxdLovjL. pic.twitter.com/Yq0sBORpPa
— DCHS Alexandria, VA (@DCHS_AlexVA) February 6, 2021
Snow clearing routes are designated as Primary, Secondary, Intermediate & Residential. Crews have been brining Primary, Secondary, and Intermediate roads in anticipation of overnight winter weather. Visit https://t.co/CbWexvWVJe and use the clickable map to find your street. pic.twitter.com/fng9drSnNo
— Alexandria T&ES (@AlexandriaVATES) February 6, 2021