Winter Weather Advisory issued for D.C. area on Super Bowl Sunday
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the entire D.C. area for Super Bowl Sunday.
A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to begin Sunday morning and continue for much of the day, according to the National Weather Service.
The advisory begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. in D.C. and for its more immediate surrounding area, including Arlington, Fairfax and Prince George’s counties. Most of Montgomery and Prince William counties also are included, as well as the eastern half of Loudoun County.
The advisory begins at 7 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. for the more western reaches of the D.C. area, including Frederick (Md.) and Fauquier counties, along with western Loudoun County.
The weather service says the area is expected to have total snow and sleet accumulations of one-half inch or less; glaze ice accumulation from freezing rain is expected to be one-tenth of an inch.
Drivers are also told to be prepared for slippery road conditions and reduced visibility at times.
The Virginia Department of Transportation pre-treated roads Saturday.
The Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m.