Freezing rain at Reston Town Center on Feb. 5. 2014/Credit: George Mesthos vis Twitter

A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is in the forecast for Fairfax County and the surrounding areas beginning late tonight and lasting through tomorrow morning, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service today.

The wintry precipitation is slated to come between midnight and noon Saturday. Snow and sleet are expected to come first, followed by freezing rain early Saturday morning. The precipitation likely will change to rain by noon.

Snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch is possible, making roads and walkways slippery.

File photo via Twitter/George Mesthos





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