Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of DC region as light snow possible

A Winter Commuting Hazard has been issued for the greater D.C. area for Wednesday morning's commute.

The National Weather Service said the District and surrounding areas, including Prince George's, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, Charles, St. Mary, Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, Loudoun and Fauquier counties could be impacted.

In addition, a Winter Weather Advisory was issued for portions of Maryland and Virginia that are mainly north of Washington D.C. from 2 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday. The areas under the advisory include Loudoun County, Montgomery County, Howard County, Harford County, Carroll County, Baltimore County and Frederick County.

According to the NWS, there is the possibility of a light accumulation of snow possible between 4 and 10 a.m. on Wednesday, creating the potential for hazardous traveling conditions. Download the FOX 5 Weather App for the latest conditions.

The NWS said there was a 30 percent chance of up to an inch of snow on roadways, which if it were to fall during the rush-hour commute, could create icy conditions. You can track the weather with FOX 5's weather radars here.

Commuters should plan to leave early Wednesday morning to allow for extra time due to expected travel delays. Be sure to check the latest traffic conditions before hitting the road on the FOX 5 Traffic page.