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“National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the entire National Capital Region to begin during the evening hours on Monday through Tuesday Morning (specific times were not available at this time). The forecast calls for the heaviest snow fall totals between the hours of 10pm Monday night and 5am Tuesday morning with system totals of 5”inches. This is forecasted to be an all snow event and will stick. Please treat all sidewalks and other walkways along with taking all other necessary precautions.”
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Mayor Muriel Bowser will deploy the District Snow Team, starting at 3 pm Monday, February 16 and snow trucks will be on their routes by 5 pm. The storm system should reach the region Monday evening between 5 pm and 7 pm, bringing accumulating snow of 3-6 inches overnight Monday into Tuesday morning and ending after 9 am Tuesday. The heaviest snow is expected between 8 pm and 6 am Tuesday. The low temperature Monday night will be around 20F and the high Tuesday is 31F.”
Update from National Weather Service:
“WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM MONDAY TO NOON EST
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
MONDAY TO NOON EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES.
* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED
MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.”