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Timeline: Here's what you need to know about Wednesday's potential snow

Expect light snow or flurries for most of the DMV by the time you're waking up Wednesday morning

WASHINGTON — A few areas could see some light snow and showers Wednesday as a disturbance passes by the area.   For those who get snow, it will melt as it hits the ground.  Some areas won't see much of anything. 


  • A few isolated flurries and showers are possible. 
  • Threre will be several dry and cloudy hours. 
  • Timing: Now until to 2 p.m.  

We are not expecting accumulation as the surface temperature will be too warm.  


The key timing for the most active weather is now  until 2 p.m. It does not mean it will snow that entire time, but this is the time frame where the weather will be most active. 

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Radar has showed light snow and flurries since the overnight hours, but most of it did not reach the ground.   In most areas, the air was too dry to support the snowflakes reaching the ground level.  A few spots such as Falls Church got a period of light snow.   Accumulating snow has mainly been over, Grant, Pendelton and 


It will not snow or rain the entire day.   For outdoor plans it will be chilly but not damp the entire day.  

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As the WUSA9 Weather Team gets updated model information, we will continue to analyze and modify the forecast.  Please check back for changes to get the latest forecast information.