DC: Snow Showers Tuesday to Cause Slippery Spots

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
December 17, 2013; 12:23 AM ET
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While a fast-moving storm from the Canada Prairies will mostly pass north of the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday, snow showers can be persistent enough in some locations to coat the ground.

A swath of light snow will sweep across Pennsylvania and northern Maryland into New England Tuesday.

A couple of rounds of snow showers could coat the ground in spots and make for slippery travel around Washington, D.C., especially over the northern and western suburbs early in the morning and again toward the evening Tuesday.

According to Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams, "This will be the last opportunity for snow around Washington, D.C., through the Christmas holiday."

Temperatures will trend upward later in the week and could reach record high levels this coming weekend.

A series of storms with rain late this week into early next week may also bring episodes of fog and travel problems.

Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the snowstorm and weather leading up to Christmas.

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