Snow, sleet and freezing rain could overspread the region late Sunday night into Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Sterling, Va., has issued a Winter Storm Watch from 6:00 PM Sunday until 6:00 PM Monday. The areas affected include Frederick, Carroll and Washington Counties in Maryland, and Jefferson and Berkeley Counties in West Virginia.
The agency says the region is expected to see freezing rain, sleet and snow. There could be five or more inches and snow and sleet accumulation, along with some freezing rain, which could mean some hazardous driving Sunday evening due to icy roads; it's expected to become snowy on Monday.
The Weather Service says the precipitation is expected to start out as freezing rain on Sunday evening, and then change to snow during the overnight hours, which could get heavy at times.
A winter storm watch means there's a potential for snow, sleet and ice, that could make driving hazardous.