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Winter Commuting Hazard Statement issued for Friday morning

Winter Weather SnowUPDATE: This alert has now been upgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory, which will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday.

Original story below…

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A quick burst of wintry precipitation could lead to some travel issues on Friday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Commuting Hazard Statement for portions of central, northeast, and southeast Maryland, the District of Columbia, and northeast Virginia.

Motorists should be prepared for a quick dusting to1″ of snow to fall during the Friday morning rush hour and be on the lookout for slippery or icy roads.

The NWS adds that this is a possibility, not an expectation.

Residents should plan accordingly.

Winter Commuting Hazard Statement 20190201

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