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Monday's weather: 'A three-pronged attack'

Storm Watch 7 Meteorologist Steve Prinzivalli says the area is in for “a three-pronged attack” over the next 24 hours: a storm coming from the west; cold air from the north; and a coastal storm. While the D.C. area may dodge a rough Monday morning commute, the evening commute might pose the real problem. Get the latest weather, traffic and closings information in the WTOP live blog.

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