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Hazardous road conditions are likely through the morning hours, with gradual improvement from south to north later this afternoon into the evening.

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Travel likely to be ‘very difficult’ Wednesday morning

We see a very high likelihood of the major school systems closing, with the possible exception of those in Southern Maryland.

A Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles to London peaked at a whopping 801 mph Monday evening 35,000 feet over Pennsylvania.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Sunny and dry today ahead of the winter storm.

  • Matt Rogers
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Snow moves in late tomorrow night, quickly piling up by daybreak on Wednesday.

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

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.

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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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