Strong Wave of Low Pressure could bring Snow to DC Area Wednesday Night

Buckle up it’s going to be a wild ride between now and Friday with spring-like temperatures quickly becoming a distant memory by weeks end! The forecast models track a very potent wave of low pressure across the Mid-Atlantic Wednesday night into the morning rush hour on Thursday.

Depending upon which model you look at, our area could either see rain, rain going over to snow with little in the way of accumulation or heavy wet accumulation on trees and grassy surfaces. The image below shows the latest trend GFS model for 1 am Thursday morning.  Before you snow lovers rip your hair out keep in mind that the European forecast model takes the track further south and is forecasting a much colder profile in the atmosphere over the DC Area. 

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Here are the latest GFS and European ensembles for snowfall:

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