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NWS: Fairfax County Under Winter Weather Advisory Monday Morning

Sleet, freezing rain expected from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m.

UPDATE Sunday 10:50 p.m.: The federal government is advising its employees to stay off roads Monday morning until 10 a.m. Federal offices will open to the public Monday at noon. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework, according to the Office of Personnel Management.

Non-emergency employees will be granted excused absence up until offices open. For more information, visit the OPM Web site.

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory. Originally Monday from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., the advisory now starts Monday at 3 a.m.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Fairfax County for Monday from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit Northern Virginia during the morning rush hour, according to the National Weather Service. The precipitation is expected to develop before dawn and continue through mid-morning. Temperatures will be about 30 degrees, just under freezing.

The weather service advises that "icing will produce slippery conditions on untreated roads, bridges and sidewalks, particularly during the Monday morning commute." 

The advisory covers the entire DC metro area.

For information on driving on ice, read:

Driving Tips for Winter Weather

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