Although most of the D.C. area will only see rain Sunday night, counties north and west of D.C. could see some freezing rain, sleet and icy roads.
This morning brings with it the same wintry mix and icy conditions as Monday, though this time around it’s expected to give way to heavy rains later in the day.
It’s winter, all right: Another round of wintry weather is descending onto the D.C. area, with rain changing to snow and freezing temperatures following. Some schools have announced early closures, and government workers are getting out two hours early. But despite a lack of accumulation, Tuesday’s storm will still complicate the evening rush hour. Here’s what to know.
Even though the D.C. region dodged the worst of this weekend’s coastal storm, a wave of freezing air is creeping in from southeastern Canada. The D.C. Department of Human Services announced late Sunday afternoon that the city has activated its cold emergency plan. Here’s what you need to know.
The D.C. area may see some snow flurries or showers during Sunday’s winter storm, though accumulation will be less than significant. The greatest impact will be felt in southern Maryland and central Virginia. Still, what forecasters have dubbed “conversational wintry weather” could make for slippery roadways and an icy start to the workweek. Here’s what you need to know.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain Saturday morning that includes most areas west of Interstate 95, including Frederick County and the northern parts of Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland as well as Loudoun County and northern Fauquier County in Virginia.
The wintry mix Saturday left behind slushy, wet roads. The National Weather Service warned of patchy ice on sidewalks and roads, especially north and west of the immediate D.C. area.
A wintry mix affected the morning rush Wednesday, but it’s not over yet as drivers face wet roads for the afternoon drive.
Dangerous, icy road conditions Monday in the D.C. region resulted in a 16-vehicle pileup on Military Road that closed down westbound lanes for hours during the rush hour commute.
The D.C. area is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 p.m. Thursday. All Maryland schools in the D.C. metro area — as well as most major systems in the region — are closed due to snow.
The advisory from the National Weather Service has greatly expanded, covering virtually all of the D.C. area and extending from 10 p.m. Wednesday through 11 a.m. Thursday. That spells a tough Thursday-morning commute for a lot of people. Find out what Storm Team 4 chief meteorologist Doug Kammerer says is coming, and what area highway officials say they’re doing to get ready.
A winter weather advisory, starting at 2 a.m. and projected to end at 11 a.m., may make the morning commute a little harder.
Traffic accidents, disabled vehicles and road closures are being reported as a winter storm blankets portions of the D.C. metro area.
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. Have photos or videos to share? Tweet them @wtop or email email@example.com.
A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 6 a.m. Friday for the entire D.C. metro area, and a small amount of rain, sleet or snow could fall through the overnight hours and the early morning.
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