The clouds are parting and the sun is coming out after a night of snow that did not disappoint Washington area photographers. The mood in D.C. seemed jovial on Monday evening as the snow began to fall, and prospects for a day off grew.
Photographers captured a tranquil, white National Mall on Monday evening.
Paul Sirajuddin captured beautiful photos of a few types of snowflakes — sectored plates, thin plates, and even dendrites.
People were out on the D.C. streets despite the snow, anticipating a day off of work on Tuesday. Around 9:45 p.m., the Office of Personnel Management announced that federal offices would be closed, and D.C. rejoiced on social media.
The roads were relatively quiet on Tuesday morning, which is probably good since a fair number of them weren’t cleared yet.
D.C. dogs love their snow.
Thanks to everyone who sent us their snow reports!