PHOTOS: 1st snow of the season hits DC region

WASHINGTON — Say it ain’t snow! The weather outside really is frightful Thursday, and staying home for a lot of school kids in the Washington area is surely delightful.

But D.C.’s first snowfall has created conditions that are cold, wet and dangerous for many commuters. It isn’t just snow either. There’s also sleet and freezing rain to contend with.

Check out photos of winter’s first slap of the season below.

WTOP's Mike Murillo has some unofficial snow totals from Gaithersburg, Maryland, Thursday. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
WTOP’s Mike Murillo has some unofficial snow totals from Gaithersburg, Maryland, Thursday. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Worker clears the first snow of the season in front of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Worker clears the first snow of the season in front of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WTOP's Chris Cichon hits the roof at WTOP to clean off the satellite dish. (WTOP/Nahal Amouzadeh)
WTOP’s Chris Cichon hits the roof at WTOP to clean off the satellite dish. (WTOP/Nahal Amouzadeh) (WTOP/Nahal Amouzadeh)
WTOP's Alicia Abelson braves the nasty weather to help clean the station's satellite dish. (WTOP/Chris Cichon)
WTOP’s Alicia Abelson braves the nasty weather to help clean the station’s satellite dish. (WTOP/Chris Cichon) (WTOP/Chris Cichon)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow is turning to slush and creating icy conditions in D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow is turning to slush and creating icy conditions in D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow, though not a ton, in Oakton, Virginia. (Courtesy Art Light)
Snow, though not a ton, in Oakton, Virginia. (Courtesy Art Light) (Courtesy Art Light)
Snow falls around Dupont Circle in D.C. (WTOP/Lisa Winer)
Snow falls around Dupont Circle in D.C. (WTOP/Lisa Weiner) (WTOP/Lisa Weiner)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday.  (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police) (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
The leaves carry their fall colors but the ground and the sky have winter written all over them in Sterling, Virginia. (Courtesy Patti Hinko)
The leaves carry their fall colors but the ground and the sky have winter written all over them in Sterling, Virginia. (Courtesy Patti Hinko) (Patti Hinko)
A couple of local kids pay tribute to the late, great Stan Lee as wintry weather hits the D.C. area. (Courtesy Larry Graham)
A couple of local kids pay tribute to the late, great Stan Lee as wintry weather hits the D.C. area. (Courtesy Larry Graham) (Courtesy Larry Graham)
Snow piles up several blocks from downtown Frederick, Maryland, near Hood College. (Courtesy WTOP listener Ann)
Snow piles up several blocks from downtown Frederick, Maryland, near Hood College. (Courtesy WTOP listener Ann) (Courtesy WTOP listener Ann)
Snow collects on the grass in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Lisa Weiner)
Snow collects on the grass in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Lisa Weiner) (WTOP/Lisa Weiner)
The National Cathedral in the distance in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The National Cathedral in the distance in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Northwest D.C. as soon from the roof of the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Northwest D.C. as soon from the roof of the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The first snow of the season falls on the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The first snow of the season falls on the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
The first snow of the season in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The first snow of the season in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
Snow falls on the White House, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Snow falls on the White House, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller) (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
Despite what was initially forecast, snow accumulates on the grass in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Ginger Whitaker)
Despite what was initially forecast, snow accumulates on the grass in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Ginger Whitaker) (WTOP/Ginger Whitaker)
Roads and sidewalks as slick and slushy in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Max Smith)
Roads and sidewalks as slick and slushy in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Max Smith) (WTOP/Max Smith)
A man makes his way down Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. as snow falls around him. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man makes his way down Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. as snow falls around him. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The first snow of the season hits drivers along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The first snow of the season hits drivers along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller) (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
At least one neighborhood in Burke hasn't been plowed at all. (WTOP/John Domen)
At least one neighborhood in Burke hasn’t been plowed at all. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Traffic conditions worsen on Fairfax County Parkway near Springfield. (Courtesy Christopher Phillips @cgphillips2000 via Twitter)
Traffic conditions worsen on Fairfax County Parkway near Springfield. (Courtesy Christopher Phillips @cgphillips2000 via Twitter) (Courtesy Christopher Phillips @cgphillips2000 via Twitter)
Snow collects on plants and statues in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow collects on plants and statues in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls in the Shirlington area. (Courtesy Matt Naslanic @BigMattyNsty via Twitter)
Snow falls in the Shirlington area. (Courtesy Matt Naslanic @BigMattyNsty via Twitter) (Courtesy Matt Naslanic @BigMattyNsty via Twitter)
Snow collects along the streets and bushes in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow collects along the streets and bushes in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars make their way through Northwest D.C. as snow falls Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars make their way through Northwest D.C. as snow falls Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls around a statue in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls around a statue in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars wait at a traffic light in Northwest D.C. as snow falls. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Cars wait at a traffic light in Northwest D.C. as snow falls. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Traffic builds as snow falls while drivers merge onto 28 in Virginia. (Courtesy @LeslieOThomas via Twitter)
Traffic builds as snow falls while drivers merge onto 28 in Virginia. (Courtesy @LeslieOThomas via Twitter) (Courtesy @LeslieOThomas via Twitter)
Snow collects on the ground and concrete in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow collects on the ground and concrete in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow falls in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Conditions were slick on the Hopscotch Bridge in Northeast D.C. on Nov. 15. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Conditions were slick on the Hopscotch Bridge in Northeast D.C. Thursday morning. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley) (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Snowy conditions led to slick side streets in D.C.'s Cleveland Park neighborhood Thursday morning. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Snowy conditions led to slick side streets in D.C.’s Cleveland Park neighborhood Thursday morning. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley) (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Cars make their way along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C.  Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars make their way along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A police cruiser rolls out of a D.C. department parking area in Northwest. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A police cruiser rolls out of a D.C. department parking area in Northwest. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow is making for slippery conditions on Route 7 in Western Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Snow is making for slippery conditions on Route 7 in Western Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Snow collects on grassy areas in Gaithersburg, Maryland. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Snow collects on grassy areas in Gaithersburg, Maryland. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Snow covers car windshields in Northwest Washington, D.C.. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow covers car windshields in Northwest Washington, D.C.. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) ((WTOP/Dave Dildine) )
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WTOP's Mike Murillo has some unofficial snow totals from Gaithersburg, Maryland, Thursday. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
Worker clears the first snow of the season in front of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
WTOP's Chris Cichon hits the roof at WTOP to clean off the satellite dish. (WTOP/Nahal Amouzadeh)
WTOP's Alicia Abelson braves the nasty weather to help clean the station's satellite dish. (WTOP/Chris Cichon)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
Snow is turning to slush and creating icy conditions in D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow, though not a ton, in Oakton, Virginia. (Courtesy Art Light)
Snow falls around Dupont Circle in D.C. (WTOP/Lisa Winer)
Route 7 in Loudoun County, Virginia, Thursday.  (Courtesy Virginia State Police)
The leaves carry their fall colors but the ground and the sky have winter written all over them in Sterling, Virginia. (Courtesy Patti Hinko)
A couple of local kids pay tribute to the late, great Stan Lee as wintry weather hits the D.C. area. (Courtesy Larry Graham)
Snow piles up several blocks from downtown Frederick, Maryland, near Hood College. (Courtesy WTOP listener Ann)
Snow collects on the grass in Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Lisa Weiner)
The National Cathedral in the distance in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Northwest D.C. as soon from the roof of the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The first snow of the season falls on the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The first snow of the season in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Snow falls on the White House, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
Despite what was initially forecast, snow accumulates on the grass in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Ginger Whitaker)
Roads and sidewalks as slick and slushy in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Max Smith)
A man makes his way down Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. as snow falls around him. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The first snow of the season hits drivers along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Snow collects on Capitol Hill in Washington. (WTOP/Mitch Miller)
At least one neighborhood in Burke hasn't been plowed at all. (WTOP/John Domen)
Traffic conditions worsen on Fairfax County Parkway near Springfield. (Courtesy Christopher Phillips @cgphillips2000 via Twitter)
Snow collects on plants and statues in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls in the Shirlington area. (Courtesy Matt Naslanic @BigMattyNsty via Twitter)
Snow collects along the streets and bushes in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars make their way through Northwest D.C. as snow falls Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls around a statue in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Cars wait at a traffic light in Northwest D.C. as snow falls. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Traffic builds as snow falls while drivers merge onto 28 in Virginia. (Courtesy @LeslieOThomas via Twitter)
Snow collects on the ground and concrete in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow falls in Northwest D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Conditions were slick on the Hopscotch Bridge in Northeast D.C. on Nov. 15. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Snowy conditions led to slick side streets in D.C.'s Cleveland Park neighborhood Thursday morning. (WTOP/Sarah Beth Hensley)
Cars make their way along Wisconsin Ave. in Northwest D.C.  Thursday. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A police cruiser rolls out of a D.C. department parking area in Northwest. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Snow is making for slippery conditions on Route 7 in Western Loudoun County. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Snow collects on grassy areas in Gaithersburg, Maryland. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Snow covers car windshields in Northwest Washington, D.C.. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)



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