Photos: DC region hit with snowy Saturday

Urgent D.C. #starbucksing during today's burst of heavy snow

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Patterns in the #snow

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A thin layer of snow was enough for this boy to sled down a steep hill in Lake Accotink Park in Fairfax County. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino) (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
The foot bridge in Fairfax County's Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, is covered in a few inches of snow on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
The foot bridge in Fairfax County’s Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, is covered in a few inches of snow on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino) (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
Snow covers the footbridge at Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
Snow covers the footbridge at Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino) (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
The snowy scene at Metro Center around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (Courtesy @justBigL on Twitter)
The snowy scene at Metro Center around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (Courtesy @justBigL on Twitter) (Courtesy @justBigL on Twitter)
A parking lot is covered in snow Saturday around 12:30 p.m. in Wheaton, Md. (Courtesy Chris Wathen on Twitter) (Courtesy Chris Wathen on Twitter)
Snowfall captured in Clarendon. (Courtesy Kelly Lyles on Twitter)
Snowfall captured in Clarendon. (Courtesy Kelly Lyles on Twitter)((Courtesy Kelly Lyles on Twitter))
Snow falls heavily on Wisconsin Avenue NW in D.C. around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
People shield their heads from the snow on Wisconsin Ave. NW in D.C. around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A person leaving Starbucks shields themselves from the snow on Wisconsin Avenue NW in D.C. around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow plows tackle Route 27 and 460 Saturday in Appomattox County, Va. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow plows tackle Route 27 and 460 Saturday in Appomattox County, Va. (Courtesy Virginia State Police) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
A police vehicle sits at the side of the road on Route 288 at Woolridge in Chesterfield County, Va., Saturday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
A video of snow coming down in Tysons Corner, Va. (Courtesy @Zenifgar on Twitter) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow covers Powhite Parkway in North Chesterfield County, Va., Saturday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow falls at 7th and T Street Northwest in D.C. Saturday around noon. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Snow falls at 7th and T Street Northwest in D.C. Saturday around noon. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Snow covers a winding, wintry road Saturday in Calvert County, Md. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Snow covers a winding, wintry road Saturday in Calvert County, Md. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
On a driveway in Calvert County, Md., the snow measures in at 3 inches around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
On a driveway in Calvert County, Md., the snow measures in at 3 inches around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Snow comes down hard around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Columbia, Md. (Courtesy @JustinMBoudreau on Twitter)
Snow comes down hard around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Columbia, Md. (Courtesy @JustinMBoudreau on Twitter) (Courtesy @JustinMBoudreau on Twitter)
Four and a half inches of snow coated the ground by 11:30 a.m. in Calvert County, Md. (Courtesy Jim White)
Four and a half inches of snow coated the ground by 11:30 a.m. in Calvert County, Md. (Courtesy Jim White) (Courtesy Jim White)
Snow falls in Silver Spring around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (Courtesy Maria del Carmen) (Courtesy Jim White)
Snow flurries come down around noon Saturday near Mclean, Va. (Courtesy MiraCristine on Twitter) (Courtesy Jim White)
Outside the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center in Northwest D.C., snow falls and coats the ground. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
Outside the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center in Northwest D.C., snow falls and coats the ground. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato) (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
After a break, snow comes down hard again in Fredericksburg, Va. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
Snow falls, coating the sidewalks Saturday on 11th Street Northwest in D.C. (Courtesy Isaac DeSanto)
Snow comes down, coating the sidewalks Saturday on 11th Street Northwest in D.C. (Courtesy Isaac DeSanto) (Courtesy Isaac DeSanto)
(Courtesy Isaac DeSanto)
Snow falls steadily Saturday morning in Cathedral Commons in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow falls steadily Saturday morning in Cathedral Commons in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
About 8,400 area motorists called AAA Mid-Atlantic for help with their cars in the extreme cold snap Friday through Sunday.  (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow dusts Idaho Avenue in Northwest D.C. Saturday morning. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Pretreatment held on the roads as of 10 a.m. Saturday in Friendship Heights, Md., but sidewalks were a bit messier. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Pretreatment held on the roads as of 10 a.m. Saturday in Friendship Heights, Md., but sidewalks were a bit messier. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
WTOP’s Michelle Basch captures cat Batman investigating a snowy deck Saturday in Calvert County, Md. About 2-3 inches of snow had accumulated there by 9:45 a.m. (WTOP/Michelle Basch) (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
(WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Snow coats the trees along the roads in Virginia on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Snow coats the trees along the roads in Virginia on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Downtown D.C. saw a light dusting by 9:30 a.m Saturday, with flurries not yet sticking to the windshield. (WTOP/Ralph Fox)
Downtown D.C. saw a light dusting by 9:30 a.m Saturday, with flurries not yet sticking to the windshield. (WTOP/Ralph Fox) (WTOP/Ralph Fox)
A dog gives a shake in light snow falling Saturday morning in Charles County, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
A dog gives a shake in light snow falling Saturday morning in Charles County, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese) (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
A light dusting of snow coated Charles County, Md. Saturday morning. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
A light dusting of snow coated Charles County, Md. Saturday morning. (WTOP/Darci Marchese) (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Light snow began to fall Saturday morning in Waldorf, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Light snow began to fall Saturday morning in Waldorf, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese) (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
(WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Roads were slippery further south on Route 1 in Spotsylvania on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Roads were slippery further south on Route 1 in Spotsylvania on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Snow began falling more heavily in Fredericksburg shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service said it was 21 degrees in the area but felt more like 11 degrees. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Snow began falling more heavily on Route 1 in Fredericksburg, Va., shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, and roads began to look messier. The National Weather Service said it was 21 degrees in the area but felt more like 11 degrees. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A snow plow and salt truck driver told WTOP's Kathy Stewart Saturday morning he was working on the ramps of Interstate 95, but said roads were still slippery and people should be careful. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A snow plow and salt truck driver told WTOP’s Kathy Stewart Saturday morning he was working on the ramps of Interstate 95, but said roads were still slippery and people should be careful. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A worker at a Wawa in Fredericksburg, Va., told WTOP's Kathy Stewart Saturday morning that they were worried about driving home due to winter weather conditions. The Virginia Department of Transportation urged people to stay off the roads Saturday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A worker at a Wawa in Fredericksburg, Va., told WTOP's Kathy Stewart Saturday morning that they were worried about driving home due to winter weather conditions. The Virginia Department of Transportation urged people to stay off the roads Saturday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
At a rest stop on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday morning, WTOP Reporter Kathy Stewart tweeted that "folks may not be loving that forecasters predict up to a foot of snow in Southeastern VA." (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
At a rest stop on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday morning, WTOP Reporter Kathy Stewart tweeted that “folks may not be loving that forecasters predict up to a foot of snow in Southeastern VA.” (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
(WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
WTOP Reporter Kathy Stewart hit the roads Saturday morning to witness the region’s preparation for expected snow. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
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The foot bridge in Fairfax County's Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, is covered in a few inches of snow on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
Snow covers the footbridge at Lake Accotink in Springfield, Virginia, on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Abigail Constantino)
The snowy scene at Metro Center around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (Courtesy @justBigL on Twitter)
Snowfall captured in Clarendon. (Courtesy Kelly Lyles on Twitter)
People shield their heads from the snow on Wisconsin Ave. NW in D.C. around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow plows tackle Route 27 and 460 Saturday in Appomattox County, Va. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow falls at 7th and T Street Northwest in D.C. Saturday around noon. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Snow covers a winding, wintry road Saturday in Calvert County, Md. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
On a driveway in Calvert County, Md., the snow measures in at 3 inches around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
Snow comes down hard around noon Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Columbia, Md. (Courtesy @JustinMBoudreau on Twitter)
Four and a half inches of snow coated the ground by 11:30 a.m. in Calvert County, Md. (Courtesy Jim White)
Outside the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center in Northwest D.C., snow falls and coats the ground. (WTOP/Jamie Forzato)
Snow falls, coating the sidewalks Saturday on 11th Street Northwest in D.C. (Courtesy Isaac DeSanto)
Snow falls steadily Saturday morning in Cathedral Commons in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
About 8,400 area motorists called AAA Mid-Atlantic for help with their cars in the extreme cold snap Friday through Sunday.  (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Pretreatment held on the roads as of 10 a.m. Saturday in Friendship Heights, Md., but sidewalks were a bit messier. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Snow coats the trees along the roads in Virginia on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Downtown D.C. saw a light dusting by 9:30 a.m Saturday, with flurries not yet sticking to the windshield. (WTOP/Ralph Fox)
A dog gives a shake in light snow falling Saturday morning in Charles County, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
A light dusting of snow coated Charles County, Md. Saturday morning. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Light snow began to fall Saturday morning in Waldorf, Md. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
Roads were slippery further south on Route 1 in Spotsylvania on Saturday morning. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Snow began falling more heavily in Fredericksburg shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service said it was 21 degrees in the area but felt more like 11 degrees. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A snow plow and salt truck driver told WTOP's Kathy Stewart Saturday morning he was working on the ramps of Interstate 95, but said roads were still slippery and people should be careful. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A worker at a Wawa in Fredericksburg, Va., told WTOP's Kathy Stewart Saturday morning that they were worried about driving home due to winter weather conditions. The Virginia Department of Transportation urged people to stay off the roads Saturday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
At a rest stop on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday morning, WTOP Reporter Kathy Stewart tweeted that "folks may not be loving that forecasters predict up to a foot of snow in Southeastern VA." (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

WASHINGTON — A storm system from the south brought snow to the D.C. area Saturday, with a winter weather advisory in effect for most counties.

See photos, videos and tweets chronicling the snowy weather.


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