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Track the snow with WTOP

Here\'s what it looked like outside the WTOP Glass Enclosed Newsroom at 2:30 a.m. (WTOP/Lacey Mason)

Neal Augenstein, wtop.com

WASHINGTON – It looks like the D.C. region has some real, last minute snow.

As WTOP keeps you informed with closings and road conditions, we’d like to see what you see, too.

Here’s what to do:

Here’s how to help on Twitter:

Look out your window, and describe what you’re seeing. Tweet it, including your general location and #WTOP in your under-140 character Twitter message.

That way, anyone using Twitter who searches #WTOP will find your helpful heads-up, and know what to expect if they’ll be heading your way.

The WTOP newsroom also will be monitoring #WTOP, so your tweet can be integrated into WTOP’s on-air and online coverage.

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, snap one and include it in your tweet. Once you download your mobile Twitter app, you’ll see how to easily attach a photo. And don’t forget to use #WTOP in your tweet.

Here’s how to be a part of our coverage on Facebook:

Launch the Facebook app on your phone, and search for the WTOP Radio page.

Under each story is a Comment option, click on that, and type in your observation or thoughts.

On Instagram Download the Instagram app from iTunes or from Google Play.

Take photos and upload them to your Instagram account. Put #WTOP in your caption.

On wtop.com:

You’ll be able to upload your snow photos to WTOP’s snow photo gallery.

If email is your only option:

You can send your information and pictures to webmail@wtop.com. The downside of that is it could take some time for us to post your photo to our website unlike with Twitter and Facebook, in which you’re helping others real-time.

Thanks in advance for being part of WTOP’s coverage.

Follow @AugensteinWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.


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