Yikes. Thanks to Matthew for sending from Shaw. A few more crazy photos of confused flowers and a slightly different take at the White House. Read More
So about that snow – from OPM: “1/7: Federal offices in the Washington, DC area status: Early Departure 4 hour staggered early release all employees must depart no later than 1:00 PM.
Status: Early Departure – 4 hours Staggered Early Release – All Employees Must Depart No Later Than 1:00 pm
Employees of Federal offices in the Washington, DC area are authorized for early departure. Employees should depart 4 hours earlier than their normal departure time and may request UNSCHEDULED LEAVE to depart prior to their staggered departure time. All employees MUST DEPART at no later than 1:00 pm at which time FEDERAL OFFICES are CLOSED.”
New accumulation totals possible from NWS: Read More
From the National Weather Service:
“Snow will be affecting the area today, and will be heavy for a couple of hours this afternoon. Biggest concerns are the timing and intensity of this burst. Find the most likely start time on the graphic.” Read More
“Pot O’ Gold! It’s in the IRS building.” Photo by Erika
Thanks to all who sent in this awesomeness. Read More
Thanks to Peyton for sending this cool shot of a frozen Potomac this morning.
Speaking of which the NWS warned:
“Black Ice Possible Early Monday Morning
Patchy fog and cold temperatures will result in an isolated threat for black ice early Monday morning. The best chance for slippery spots will be on bridges and overpasses near bodies of water. Remain alert for slippery spots, especially on bridges and overpasses.”
Thanks to Caitlin for sending from 13th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW
So about all those plows we saw earlier, from the National Weather Service:
“Mild weather today with showers, but temperatures will fall rapidly tonight, with rain expected to change to snow before ending. Accumulations remain uncertain, as the cold air will be racing in as the precip races away, but this is our current forecast as of early Tuesday.
Rain will mix with snow then change to all snow overnight into the Wednesday morning rush hour. Travel could be impacted” Read More
Photo by Rachel Shabad
Rachel reports around 8:40am: “Climate protest blocking K st & 18th through 21st st downtown. Some honking in support, some honking in frustration to get to work.” Read More
Photo by John Sonderman
Thanks to John for sending: “17th Street Flood Wall test install this morning.” Read More