NBC Storm Team 4

 

Updated Storm Team 4 forecast 5:33 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8

Increasing clouds this Monday with some light rain likely by sunset. Rain will mix with some wet snow before midnight and change to all snow into most of the day Tuesday. Temperatures will reach the mid 40s Monday which will keep the pavement temperatures above freezing as snow begins, so most pavement will be wet overnight Monday with some slushy accumulations by dawn.

Snow may be moderate at times on Tuesday, but with temperatures in the low-to-mid 30s it will be a wet snow with total accumulations in the D.C. metro area ranging from 1-3 inches. Somewhat higher amounts of 3-6 inches is expected from about 30 miles north and west of D.C. into West Virginia and Pennsylvania by the time it all ends Tuesday evening.

Turning blustery with a few flurries and brief snow showers on Wednesday. A polar plunge Thursday into the weekend with dry and frigid conditions as temperatures will be mostly below freezing during that time. A few flurries are possible on Saturday. Sunday may be the coldest day of the season so far with morning lows near 0 degrees and afternoon temperatures mostly in the teens.

MONDAY: Increasing clouds, light rain by sunset.

High: 45

MONDAY NIGHT: Rain changing to wet snow by midnight.

Low: 32

TUESDAY: Occasional wet snow. 1-3 inches of snow in D.C. metro, 3-6 inches north and west of D.C.

High: 37

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy, blustery with brief snow showers/flurries.

High: 38

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