WASHINGTON -- Inclement weather is giving government workers the morning off.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m.
D.C. government is operating on a two-hour delay:
DC gov to operate on a 2-hour delay on 1/28 due to expected inclement weather. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework.
— DC Homeland Security (@DC_HSEMA) January 28, 2013
Late Sunday night the Office of Personal Management posted a message on their official site about the federal government:
STATUS: OPEN - DELAYED ARRIVAL - EMPLOYEES SHOULD REMAIN OFF THE ROADS UNTIL 10:00 AM. FEDERAL OFFICES WILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT 12:00 NOON. EMPLOYEES HAVE THE OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK
Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area are OPEN under a DELAYED ARRIVAL. Employees should remain OFF THE ROADS until 10:00 am. FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area will OPEN at 12:00 noon. Employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK.
WTOP has information about delayed school openings in the area:
Schools in Arlington, Fauquier and Loudoun counties closed. There are two-hour delays for Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George's, Frederick, Howard and St. Mary's counties in Maryland and for Alexandria, Culpeper, Prince William, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties in Virginia.
Temperatures are expected to go into the fifties on Tuesday.