An arctic front will rapidly approach the Washington Area on Tuesday evening accompanied by a period of heavy snow squalls that will taper off and end as flurries. Visibility will rapidly decrease Tuesday evening during the heavier snow with one to three inches of accumulation possible. Behind the arctic front temperatures will plunge into the teens with a flash freeze likely across area roadways causing widespread delays Wednesday morning.
Forecast Models Showing Potential Snowfall Accumulation:
Both the GFS (American) and Canadian models drop between one and three inches of Tuesday Evening.
Don’t be surprised if high temperatures hold in the teens in Washington on Thursday.
Wind chills across the Midwest will plunge to 50 below zero on Thursday! Here in the Washington Area, wind chills will bottom out between five and ten below zero on Thursday morning.