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Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 01/25/2013

PM Update: Snow moves away, a cold, but calm weekend awaits

* Snowfall totals from National Weather Service *

Do you think today’s snow “storm” was an underachiever or about what you expected? It’s pulling away, skies are already clearing to the west, signaling a much more tranquil weekend. It stays cold, but we should end our streak of sub-freezing days, currently (at 4 days) the longest since February 5-8, 2007.

Through Tonight: Light snow tapers off, skies clear and it’s very cold. Watch out for slick spots from re-freezing overnight. Lows range from near 20 downtown to the low-to-mid teens in the colder suburbs. Winds are light.

Saturday and Sunday: Weak high pressure builds into the region, sunshine returns in full force, and temperatures moderate. Highs Saturday are near freezing (possibly a couple degrees above in the District and points south) and into the mid-to-upper 30s on Sunday. Saturday night is mostly clear and cold, with lows 10-15 in the colder suburbs to the low 20s downtown.

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Snowfall totals: Based on early returns, it would appear amounts were on the low end of forecasts or even a bit lower. From the District and points south, totals seem to be in the neighborhood of a dusting to half an inch or so. North of D.C., around 0.5-1.5 inches fell.

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