A storm with snow and slippery travel will affect Washington, D.C. for a time during Thursday night and will be followed by the coldest weather since 2009 on Friday.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the a storm in the Northeast from Thursday into Friday that can bring blizzard conditions to some areas.
A small accumulation of snow will reach across parts of central Virginia, central Maryland and the District of Columbia, while affecting areas farther north with heavy snow.
As temperatures fall Thursday night, any rain or wintry mix will change to all snow and wet and slushy areas will freeze before increasing winds have a chance to dry off all surfaces. Temperatures are forecast to plummet to near 20 degrees by morning.
At this time an inch or two of snow is forecast around the city with higher amounts possible north and west. Untreated surfaces could get icy very quickly Thursday evening.
Regardless of the amount of snow that falls around Washington, D.C., Friday will bring the coldest weather of the season so far and perhaps the coldest day since January of 2009 with a biting wind and RealFeel® temperatures in the teens and single digits.
Gusty winds could cause flight delays around area airports.
After a cold and tranquil Saturday, a brief spell if mild weather is in store Sunday and Sunday night. However, another blast of cold air will sweep in during the day Monday, causing temperatures to tumble into the lower 30s.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the snowstorm in the Northeast and Midwest, along with the brutal cold.
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