WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY: Wintry mix possible for afternoon commute

After a messy ice storm moved through the area on Sunday, the D.C. region is in for another wintry mix this afternoon. Sleet has already started to fall in many spots around the area.

National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 10 p.m. tonight for much of the D.C. region. A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is possible through the late evening, until warmer air takes over.

READ: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON

In the District, more than 200 snow trucks have been deployed starting at 11 a.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation says it has pre-treated major roads and trouble spots in northern Virginia Tuesday morning and more than 900 trucks will be out on interstates and major roads in Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William counties.

Check back for updates throughout the day as the system moves in.


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