A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the region this weekend.
The National Weather Service says that heavy ice is possible from Saturday morning through Sunday morning.
More from the alert is below.
* WHAT…Heavy icing possible. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one quarter of an inch possible.
* WHERE…The District of Columbia, portions of central and southern Maryland and northern Virginia.
* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Sunday morning.
* IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Saturday and Saturday night for locations where significant icing from freezing rain is most likely. Outside of the watch, lesser amounts of ice will still likely result in travel difficulties. Check the latest at https://t.co/5RyZgoXicj pic.twitter.com/HxZ9M2tUNd
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) February 11, 2021
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