Residents were prepping for 12 inches of snow to fall in the region’ however, as of Tuesday morning they received only 1-2 inches of an icy mix.
The slick conditions from the mix of sleet and snow has prompted the Virginia Department of Transportation to issue a travel advisory for the region until the storm ends in the afternoon.
The National Weather Service in Sterling has officially placed our entire region under a Winter Storm Warning, which means that severe winter weather conditions are expected soon.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Monday night through Tuesday afternoon.
In case you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, I’d like to let you know that there is a snowstorm on the way. In today’s Weather Beat, I’ll discuss snow totals, but I’ll mostly discuss why I think this is our snowstorm.
Bristow Weatherman John Biggs is petty sure we’ll get snow Thursday.