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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, February 26.

5. A Yellow Alert is in effect Wednesday morning. We could see 1" - 2" by 10 a.m., locally up to 3" with the best chances for the higher totals to the south of D.C. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon.

FORECAST: 1"-2" snow possible, locally 3"

4. A person was struck and killed by a VRE train in the Fairfax Station area on Wednesday morning.

MORE: Pedestrian struck, killed by VRE train

3. Two women accused of abusing children at a Virginia daycare are due in court 9 a.m. Wednesday. Kierra Nicole Spriggs and Sarah A. Jordan punished toddlers physically and emotionally for entertainment while working at Minnieland Academy at the Glen, according to a report.

VIDEO: Trial for daycare workers continued

2. The Democratic candidates for D.C. mayor will debate Wednesday night at WAMU. The forum will be moderated by Kojo Nnamdi.

VIDEO: Washington Post endorses Bowser

1. General Motors has linked seven more deaths to its faulty ignition switch recall and added to the recall the other four GM cars using the same switch as the Chevy Cobalt and Pontiac G5 cars recalled Feb. 13.

RECALL: GM adds 588,000 cars to ignition switch recall

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