Monday, January 28, 2013
Sleet and freezing rain coated streets this morning in Bethesda.
Freezing rain coated streets with ice Monday morning and led to a tricky trip to work for commuters. By mid-morning, however, temperatures were warming and rain was melting much of the icy mess. The Washington, DC, region remained under a winter weather advisory. By tomorrow, temperatures are expected to spike, and we could see weather that reaches the high 50s, WJLA reports. Temperatures could reach the 60s on Wednesday, but flurries may return by Friday, according to the report. Did the weather affect your commute into work Monday morning? Are you looking forward to warmer temperatures this week? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Ice and sleet are expected Tuesday and Wednesday.
Alert Montgomery released a winter weather advisory and winter storm watch for Montgomery County for the next 48 hours. A two-phase storm is expected to effect Montgomery County over the next 48 hours, according to the alert. "The first part of the storm will move through overnight tonight with light sleet and freezing rain," the alert stated. Ice and sleet are possible and the winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight Monday through 12 p.m. Tuesday, according to the alert. "After a short break in precipitation tomorrow, the second more significant part of the storm will move through Tuesday evening [through] Wednesday," the alert said. This part of the storm is covered by the winter storm watch. Some areas of North Montgomery …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The freezing rain and temps made for slick driving conditions and left an icy coat on cars to trees.
People across the region woke up Tuesday morning to a coating of ice outside. While it made for some extra scraping and slick roads and sidewalks, the precipitation gave an extra glisten to plants in the area.
Temperatures remain near the freezing mark.
State Highway Administration officials and Montgomery County Department of Transportation crews continue to salt and sand the roads in and around Chevy Chase. No incidents have been reported and temperatures have been hovering above freezing, according to State Highway Administration spokesperson, Charlie Gischlar. Views from traffic cameras along I-495 at Connecticut Avenue and River Road show traffic moving as usual. Still, motorists are cautioned about slowing down in icy weather. Pavement conditions remain very slick and icy especially in neighborhoods, according to the Montgomery County website. DOT crews will continue to treat all major roads, including emergency and secondary routes, followed by neighborhood streets in …