After a burst of snow late this morning, the intensity of precipitation is diminishing and areas have switched to rain, but one final burst is possible late this afternoon
This storm is a fast-mover packing heavy rain and heavy snow, though it will clear out of the Mid-Atlantic by Wednesday night, and New England by Thursday morning.
A poorly timed pre-Thanksgiving storm complicates travel today around D.C. and up and down the East Coast. Locally, rain changes to snow between mid-morning and early afternoon with some accumulation possible, especially the further north and west you are.
As tonight's models roll in, we'll provide real-time analysis and determine whether forecast changes are needed for this winter storm.
In the calm before the storm, let's take a moment to enjoy tonight's sunset via social media, shall we?
It certainly didn't feel wintry today, but the character of the weather is about to change dramatically.
Wednesday's storm has a meteorological twin from the past. It laid down a coating to a few inches across the area.
While temperatures have been unseasonably warm early this week, snow is still likely to accumulate along coastal interstates, especially during periods of heavy snowfall.
Despite the complexity of this forecast, most meteorologists are calling for amounts in the same ball park.
Wednesday's weather in Washington is sloppy, and in some places quite snowy, so expect slow-going and delays throughout the entire region.