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Ian Livingston is a forecaster/photographer and information lead for the Capital Weather Gang. By day, Ian is a defense and national security researcher at a D.C. think tank.
We're getting at least a short break in the active pattern of late, but it will stay mostly cool.
We've got a much-needed break in the storminess on tap.
The heavy snow turned rush hour into total traffic chaos.
If you feel like it's been raining a lot, you're quite right.
Some refreeze and slick spots are possible, especially north and west. It remains gusty into Friday as this nor'easter pulls away.
Cold, soaking rain followed one to two inches of snow, the most in November since 1989.
The first snow is always special.
It won't get ugly until near sunrise. Then it could be pretty ugly.
The calendar might say November, but the weather-map thinks its winter.
It turns much cooler this weekend, with highs in the 70s - but showers are likely at times.