WINTER STORM WARNING: Snowfall 5″ Then Cold in the 20s for the DMV

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Some in the DMV could see up to a foot of snow on Monday. Here’s what to expect (WUSA9). YouTube Tips ⓘ

Heavy snow from 4:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2021. Low 20°F Tuesday morning with a high of 35°F Tuesday afternoon. Federal offices closed today and the White House press briefing was canceled for Monday, January 3, 2022.

Tweets from DC, Maryland, Virginia …

Winter Storm Warning URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 256 AM EST Mon Jan 3 2022

DCZ001-MDZ013-014-504-506-VAZ052>054-501-502-506-031600- /O.CON.KLWX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-220103T2100Z/ District of Columbia-Prince Georges-Anne Arundel- Central and Southeast Montgomery-Central and Southeast Howard- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Northern Fauquier- Southern Fauquier-Eastern Loudoun- 256 AM EST Mon Jan 3 2022

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations 5 to 10 inches, with the heaviest amounts most likely near and south of US 50.

* WHERE…The Washington Metropolitan area, portions of northern Virginia, and Washington DC.

* WHEN…Until 4 PM EST this afternoon. Rain and sleet will change to all snow between 5 AM and 8 AM this morning. The heaviest snow will be through early this afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Plan on snow covered and slippery roads, making travel difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Visibility will be reduced to below one- half mile at times in heavier bands of snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on steps, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.

 WASHINGTON DC FORECAST … 

Overnight: Snow, possibly mixed with rain and sleet. Low around 30. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Monday: Snow, mainly before 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 36. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

Thursday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Sunday: A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.




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