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Two to five inches of snow are predicted in the immediate area, followed by sleet and freezing rain.

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Wednesday to bring nasty combination of snow, ice and rain. Winter storm watch issued.

Isolated icy spots will develop north and west of Washington before a late switch to rain across the area.

  • Greg Porter
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We expect a slippery and disruptive mix of precipitation.

Some accumulating snow looks increasingly likely late Tuesday night into Wednesday, followed by a wintry mix and then rain.

  • Brian Jackson
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Rain will mix with sleet at times tomorrow night and into the overnight period, but we are not expecting any accumulation or disruptions.

  • Greg Porter
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Confidence is increasing in a period of accumulating snow late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, but uncertainty remains around when the snow would change to a wintry mix and eventually rain.

Presidents’ Day looks good. Tuesday night and Wednesday? Not so good.

  • Greg Porter
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Temperatures comes back to earth tonight, with most of the weekend looking dry and seasonable.

  • Greg Porter
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The quality of snow is mostly wet groomed with some frozen granular, but the coverage is excellent.

A storm with significant frozen precipitation is possible between Tuesday night and Thursday.

There are real reasons for optimism in the journey to address the accelerating risks of climate change.

  • David Titley
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A two-day north-south combo punch turned out to be a soaker – and it hit almost everywhere in the state.

  • Mike Branom
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That system could also largely miss to the south. There's more to watch after that as well.

  • A. Camden Walker
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We should aim for the 60s to close out the work week.

Freezing rain is a risk on Tuesday night in our colder areas.

It is probably contributing to the wet weather across the southern United States and might pump up global temperatures.

Meteorologists have unleashed a torrent of complaints and negative reviews.

Snow on Saturday may mix with rain or might even slip away to the south.

  • David Streit
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Temperatures are on the seasonably mild side into tomorrow.

There's a lot to watch in the days ahead.

  • Wes Junker
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Mon.

-- /52°

Tue.

26° /41°

Wed.

30° /33°
Drop 100%

Thu.

34° /54°
Drop 60%

Fri.

35° /48°
Drop 30%

Sat.

35° /46°
Drop 60%
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Washington, D.C., Snow Tracker

Current Snow Total
14"
Record Most Snow
(2009-10)
56.1"
Record Least Snow
(1997-98, 1972-73)
0.1"
Average Snow
15.4"
Last Winter's Snow Total
7.8"

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