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Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 02/09/2010

Snow sticking, intensity increasing

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Snow has rapidly developed over the region over the last several hours and is sticking everywhere. Anywhere from a heavy coating to 1-2" (highest amounts south and to the northwest) has already accumulated throughout the area. Moderate to sometimes heavy snow will continue for the next several hours. South and east of town, some sleet may mix-in, but the predominant precipitation type should be snow.

Radar does indicate that snow decreases in coverage and intensity to the west and southwest of Fairfax County, but there are indications that may fill-in, keeping the snow going...even if it lightens in intensity or becomes more intermittent. The steadiest and heaviest snow will likely fall along I-95 and to the north and northeast of the District. By 11 p.m. -- the time of our next update -- most spots in the metro region should have 2-4" or so of new snow on the ground.

We are sticking with our accumulation map issued yesterday evening for storm totals. Refer to Ian's post from earlier for the outlook for later tonight and tomorrow.

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