* Winter Storm Warning for the entire area until 6 o'clock in the morning. today | Reports on Snow Hums *
- In general, we saw 3 to 6 inches of snow last evening and overnight, with the crowd increasing from north to south. The steady snow, combined with the mid-to-mid-twenties temperatures, has treacherously and snow-covered many roads.
- There is now an opportunity for an additional 3 to 6 inches, with possibly a particularly strong snow track developing south of the district this morning. Storms of about 5 to 10 inches are likely in the evening, with the number increasing from north to south. Some locations, mostly south of DC, could see up to 12 inches.
- Luckily, it's Sunday, so many of us can sit back and enjoy the winter wonderland. For those who need or be able to get off, travel conditions may improve in the afternoons as the road crew tries to catch up and daylight helps to melt the snow and slick spots on the major roads being serviced.
- That said after a lunchtime The snow can recover from early afternoon to early evening, and we expect many cancellations tomorrow.
7:20 am – Latest Snow Sums
These latest snow figures from the National Weather Service show the general 3 to 6 inches that have fallen across the region, with some lower levels mixed in. Some The reports are several hours old, but overall this is representative of the snow we have seen so far.
6:50 am – Winter wonderland in the DMV!
All right, after this slightly curious last update is now the picture time! …
6:15 – Heavy Band of Morning Snow South of DC
Earlier in the morning, the Weather Service of the National Weather Services The Storm Prediction Center highlighted an area with DC, Northern Virginia, and Southern Maryland. The risk of moderate to heavy snow falling at a rate of about 1 inch per hour during the period of 6 to 10 o'clock (see figure below). This is due to a jet streak – a particularly fast-moving part of the jet stream high in the atmosphere – that can cause additional "lifting" in the atmosphere and thus more snow. Fast 2 to 3 inches of snow is possible if and where this stronger snow band is developing, which is more likely for the southern half of this zone, but could affect the area to the north of the southern suburbs of DC.
Daily DIGIT OF Today
A somewhat subjective assessment of daytime weather on a scale of 0 to 10.
10 / 10: It's been a while, so it's time to enjoy some sweet Sunday snow.
Today: The snow continues and rejuvenates. Heights: Upper 20s to nearly 30.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, persistent snow showers. Low: 20s
Tomorrow: Partly sunny. Altitudes: Low to Mid-30s
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FORECAST IN DETAIL
Our first snow of 2019 is significant. Luckily it's Sunday, so most can stay home and enjoy the show comfortably. The snow continues with varying intensity throughout most of the day. When we go to work week, there's cold air, but with a bit of sun and temperate, our snow will not be too long.
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Today (Sunday): Flakes continue to fly most of the day, so you can relax and enjoy your coffee before you go to the shovel. We will continue to build on the several centimeters that fell last night and overnight, with sums in the immediate subway range of 5-10 inches by the evening. Up to about 12 inches are possible in some places mainly south of DC. Temperatures are constant the day he stayed in the upper 20s to nearly 30. The winds from the northeast were at 5-10 miles per hour. Trust : Mid High
Tonight: Light snow showers and snowstorms can last into the night, but they are usually just fun and do not look much more like snowstorms. It is a beautiful night to stroll around and enjoy the snow we have been waiting for so long. Overnight lows fall into the 20's with mostly cloudy skies and enough north wind to be noticeable. Trust: Mid High
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Morning (Monday): A few light snow showers can be up early before the sun sets in, although it will take some time for our snow cover to melt , as a fresh shot of cold air limits highs to the low to mid 30s. Nevertheless, the partially sunny sky should help by noon to melt the muddy spots on the streets. Winds remain light and from the north. Confidence: Mid High
Morning Evening: The sky continues to ring through the evening and over night, causing temperatures to fall in the mid to late '20s. Wet spots that have arisen in the afternoon sun can freeze again. So watch out for smooth spots that lead to the shuttle service on Tuesday morning. Trust: Medium-High
A LOOK AHEAD
In the Southeastern States of the USA Tuesday and Wednesday high pressure prevails, and this helps mitigate somewhat our midweek temperatures , Mostly sunny skies raise temperatures to the middle of the 40s (well, the snowpack was nice as long as it lasted). Temperatures will fall back to the 1920s on Tuesday night, which means that some smooth spots will still be possible on Wednesday morning. Confidence: Medium
SNOW POTENTIAL INDEX
Daily estimate of the potential for at least 1 inch of snow next week on a scale of 0-10.
10/10 (19659056] 10/10 ( ↑ ): Well, we already have more than an inch on the ground today, so that was easy – another stormy pattern the next Weekend possible.