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Soggy commute before more snow moves in

Don't forget your umbrella Wednesday because it's set to be a soggy day before another system moves in bringing 4 to 8 inches inside the Beltway Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect later Wednesday evening until 7 p.m. Thursday. Get the latest weather updates, traffic information and snow news in the WTOP live blog.

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