February 28, 2021

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Snow in D.C., Maryland and Virginia latest updates

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We’re tracking the latest on winter weather in the DMV.

WASHINGTON — A winter storm has started in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia region Sunday morning and will continue into Monday. 

Snow is accumulating on the ground across the region and we’re expecting about three to five inches of snow to fall by Sunday evening.

For the D.C. metro area, the snow on Sunday will change to freezing drizzle, sleet, light rain by the evening. Areas north and west will get frozen precipitation before we transition back to snow on Monday.

We’re tracking the latest snow accumulations and impact in the region. The snow is quickly picking up, here’s what’s going in our area:

6:11 a.m. — Metro announces that Metrobus will run on a moderate snow service plan Sunday. They said buses may detour depending on the weather. 

4:55 a.m — Downtown D.C. streets are getting little accumulation of snow. WUSA9 Reporter Zach Merchant noticed snow sticking on Independence Avenue.

4:08 a.m. — Snow has started to fall and stick to the ground in the Northwest D.C. area.

3:56 a.m.– Snow in Fauquier County, Virginia surpassed an inch early Sunday morning.

  • A winter storm will impact us Sunday through Monday
  • That storm will produce significant snowfall in the DMV, but not pure snow for all
  • D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a Snow Emergency for the District.
  • The storm will give us two rounds of wintry precipitation. We now are predicting a pure snow Sunday for the entire DMV until late in the afternoon or evening. 
  • Forecast at least 3” to 5” by Sunday evening, with an additional 1″-6″ through Monday.
  • Great sledding across the DMV Sunday afternoon.
  • The snow amounts could go lower or higher depending on where the rain/snow line settles

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