We’ve laid out our detailed forecast for snow in the Washington, D.C. area.  You may wonder, how much are other forecast outlets predicting?  It turns out, despite the complexity of this forecast, most meteorologists are calling for amounts in the same ballpark – a coating to a few inches in the D.C. metro region.  But there is some variation, as the maps below from various individuals and organizations make clear.

1) The Weather Channel: 1-3″ for I-95 corridor, 3-5″ to the west and north. 5-8 inches in mountains.

2) AccuWeather: 1-3″ along and west of I-95. 3-6″ well west of I-95. 6-12″ in mountains.

3) NBC4 Washington: 1-3″ along and west of I-95, 3-6″ far west


4) ABC7: 0-1 inches along and east of I-95.  1-3 inches to the west, 3-6 inches far west.


5) WUSA9: A trace to 1 inch for I-95 corridor and east, 1-4 inches to the west. 4-6″+ far west.


6) National Weather Service: 0-1″ for I-95 corridor.  1-3″ to the west. 3-6″ well west (higher in the mountains).

7) ABC2 Baltimore: Slush along and east of I-95, 1-3″ west of I-95, 3-5″ and 6″+ well west of I-95

8) WBFF Baltimore : No snow accumulation for I-95 corridor, 1-3″ to the north and west, 3-6″ well to the north and west

9) WJZ Baltimore: 1-3″ along and southeast of I-95, 3-6″ to the northwest, and 6″+ in the mountains


10) Capital Weather Gang’s forecast, for reference

Second call for Wednesday snow amounts, issued 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (Capital Weather Gang)