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UPDATED: Snow In the Forecast Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County starting at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 8, but it cancelled the advisory in the afternoon.

UPDATED: Snow In the Forecast Wednesday

Update (Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m.): The National Weather Service has cancelled this winter weather advisory. Although forecasters are still expecting light snowfall this evening, only about a half of an inch of snow will accumulate.

Original post (Feb. 8, 10:15 a.m.): The springtime-like weather of Tuesday will no longer exist as snow is forecasted for Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County, stating there was a 100-percent chance of precipitation.

NWS Forecasters said the snow should arrive in the area by noon and it won't end until long after the evening rush hour—at 10 p.m.

One to two inches of snow will accumulate, according to the forecasters, with a lighter snow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and moderate precipitation during the afternoon and evening rush hours.

The State Highway Administration will be pre-treating the roadways in preparation for the weather.

“SHA will continue to closely monitor the storm, but we certainly need motorists to do their part as well,” said Melinda Peters, SHA Administrator. “Traveling the roads this afternoon during the height of the normal rush hour should not be an option; plows need space to clear the roads and gridlocked traffic does not allow crews the opportunity to make the roads safe."

NWS warns commuters to expect delays as there will be low visibility and untreated back roads.

Temperatures will remain in the mid-30s with a 5-mph wind.

Read more on the weather at Accuweather.com.

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