Update, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.:
The National Weather Service has canceled the winter storm warning for Bowie and much of the surrounding area.
Instead, a winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 p.m., with more rain expected and snow accumulations of 1-2" still possible. Temperatures should be in the low- to mid-30s with gusts of up to 35 mph.
"Slushy to snow-covered roads combined with temperatures around freezing will produce icy areas," the NWS warns. "Drive with caution."
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Bowie and much of the surrounding region, with accumulations of up to 5 inches or more expected on Wednesday.
Precipitation is expected to begin as a mix of rain and snow, changing over to all snow Tuesday night. Wind gusts may reach up to 30 mph, according to the NWS.
The service also warns of difficult driving conditions and is urging residents to begin proper winter storm preparations.
The storm watch is in effect Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening.