* A warning of a winter storm for most of the area today | Winter Recommendations for South Maryland  Key moments
- Snow arrived from south and west around 4:30 to 6:30 am And is moderate to heavy sometimes this morning, with low visibility and dangerous roads.
- The snow should accumulate at least a few centimeters during the morning hours, expecting 2 to 4 inches in the immediate metro area, 3 to 6 as you head north and west of the corridor, and 1 to 3 as you go south and east of the car. A larger initial demolition or later than expected land change may exceed these amounts, whereas a lighter initial or earlier landing may be less than these sums (see the snow forecast card below). in the morning afternoon when the warmer air arrives in the middle of the atmosphere. The exact moment of this transition is uncertain, but the best assumption is about 10:00 to 13:00, from south to north. Precipitation can become lighter for a while as this happens.
- A freezing period is possible in the afternoon in the early evening except that you are heading south and east from the highway, where rainfall should change to a normal rain. Freezing rain can overshadow the trees and lead to some power outages, especially north and west of the corridor (see the ice potential map below).
- Precipitation should change to rain in a wide range from south to north in the late afternoon until evening, as temperatures rise above frost. But school delays and perhaps some closures are possible on Thursday, especially in the north and west of the area.
8:25 am – Sometimes heavy snow before noon transition to sleepiness
As snow continues to accumulate, with a report of "hamster-size flakes" , we look forward to the expected transition from snow to shore. Modeling is quite consistent with what happens late in the early afternoon, about 10:00 to 13:00. from south to north, as shown in the simulation below. It is difficult to define within this window, but it seems that we are about to reach the predicted snowfall, but sooner or later when a change of regime occurs. about 10:00 to 13:00 (WeatherBell.com)
7:35 – Remember this is a multifaceted storm so enjoy the snow phase
This is the funny snow phase where the area the DK turns into a nice winter. Some places are now approaching half a inch to one inch, with Dulles airport reporting 1.5 inches. Enjoy this phase. Because the snow must be turned into a morn late this morning in the early afternoon, with a possible period of ice rain then, then ordinary rain. It does not sound so much fun. Here are some snowflakes that we can look back when it turns into slopfest later today …
6:45 am – Snow starts to cover roads, the heaviest expect north and west of DC  While Traffic Control Cameras show that most of the motorways are only wet so far, snow has begun to cover the roads and many major roads in the area, especially to the south and west of the car where the snow starts at the earliest. We expect road conditions to continue to deteriorate throughout the region in the next few hours as the snow continues and temperatures are down another two degrees. The Storm Forecasting Center of the National Meteorological Service (SPC) expects the worst snow around noon to occur west and northwest of the DK, as outlined below. "The snow levels are expected to rise from 1-2 inches to mid-morning with a possible shift from south to north," says the SPC.
The National Weather Service's Storm Forecasting Center has a northwest and the western part of the DK, where snow periods are expected at about midday today. (NOAA)  – 5:55 pm – The snow is moving, it is gradually getting stuck
The snow has arrived from the South West on time in the last hour or about an hour Some of them melt on the sidewalk initially with temperatures, about 32-34, but as the snow starts rising, the temperatures have to drop by a few degrees, which helps increase the accumulation of all so far. The forecast below seems to be on the road. In the additional updates this morning, Close forecasts for snow accumulation and landing time later this morning and noon