The forecast models are trending a bit faster with the change over to snow and sleet this afternoon across the interstate 95 corridor. Don’t be surprised to see Winter Weather Advisories extended south and east to cover more of the immediate Metropolitan Area for the afternoon hours given the 1″ at rush hour rule.
Updated Snow Map for Accumulations of Snow and Sleet through 5PM today:
While the main roadways will likely be wet, your secondary neighborhood streets may begin to become slush covered as the sun begins to lower in the atmosphere as we approach the beginning of the afternoon commute. Today is one of those days where if too many people try to leave DC at once, we are looking at an exceptionally nasty rush hour.