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Reston Under Winter Storm Watch Sunday to Tuesday

by Karen Goff February 14, 2016 at 8:10 am 0

The National Weather ServiceNational Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch beginning late Sunday and lasting through Tuesday morning.

Here’s what to expect for Valentines Day and Presidents Day:

Temperatures in the teens and 20s that will feel like 10-20 degrees below zero with the wind chill. The NWS says to expect snow, sleet and freezing rain.

There is the potential of 5 inches of snow and sleet, as well as the potential for around a quarter inch of ice from freezing rain, says the NWS.

Timeline:

Snow will begin late Sunday night and continue through Monday before changing to sleet and freezing rain on Monday. Precipitation will end Tuesday afternoon.

Expect slippery roads and travel difficulties.

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