A winter storm watch was issued for Northern Virginia by the National Weather Service.
The watch is in effect starting Thursday morning and will continue until late Thursday night.
Heavy snow is expected Thursday, with accumulations “in excess of five inches possible,” according to the weather service. Temperatures will be in the low to mid 30s, and northwest winds will be in the 5mph to 10mph range.
Arlington County sent out an alert about the watch Wednesday afternoon.
According to NWS, a winter storm watch means there is a potential for snow accumulations that will affect travel conditions.
See driving tips for winter weather before you leave your house Thursday morning.
In Arlington, school closure announcements are made via a recorded telephone hot line at 1-866-322-4277, in English and in Spanish and on the Arlington Public Schools website. A decision on tomorrow's school closures hasn't been posted as of 1 p.m.
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