Days with snowpack are often a bit chillier than anticipated, and today was no different, as highs mainly reached the low to mid-30s. Even with a still-weak sun, it was enough to get some melting going. Any of that melting may have pooled into places where it can refreeze later, so do be on the lookout for slick spots tonight into early tomorrow.
Through tonight: Refreeze sets in quickly as the sun dips. We end up with lows ranging from around 20 to the mid-20s in the region. Possibly a little colder in spots. Winds are light, and skies are mostly clear.
View the current weather at The Washington Post.
Tomorrow (Tuesday): It should be a lot like today. Perhaps a touch warmer overall. It’s hard to go super warm with all this snow around, so let’s say mid-30s to about 40 and keep our fingers crossed. Skies are partly to mostly sunny, and winds are light.
Snowstorm time lapse: DistrictPic over on Twitter has done a nice job of delivering the National Park Service camera feed from the Netherlands Carillon into that medium. In this case, it provided a great archive to catch a view of Washington blanketed in white. A version without Twitter compression is here.
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