Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect From 6 PM This Evening To 1 AM EST Wednesday

Frederick County Public Schools have canceled all evening activities.


Sterling, Va. (NWS) The National Weather Service in Baltimore

Md/Washington has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory…which is in effect from 6:00 pm this evening to 1:00 am EST |Wednesday.

* Hazard types…freezing rain.

* Ice accumulations…less than a tenth-inch.

* Timing…spreading west to east between 6pm and 9pm. Gradually
changing to rain between 10pm and 1am, initially east of the
Blue Ridge and along the Appalachians…and lingering the
longest in the Shenandoah Valley.

* Impacts…ice accumulation on any untreated surface. roads and
walkways will be slippery.

* Winds…south 10 to 15 mph. gusts along the ridges tops up to
30 mph.

* Temperatures…upper 20s and lower 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or
freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.

Due to the forecast of winter precipitation, Frederick County Public Schools has canceled all evening activities taking place at 5:00 pm or later.

By the National Weather Service