Photos: Spring Begins With Winter Storm Near DC

After a relatively dry winter, a winter storm hit the D.C. region in the first days of spring.

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Earth Conservation Corps
Two of D.C.'s resident eagles, Liberty and Justice, waited out the snowstorm sitting on top of their two newly-hatched eaglets. The unnamed baby eagles came out of their shells on Saturday and Monday.
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Sophia Barnes
Water froze onto the blooms of this tree in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday afternoon.
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Sophia Barnes
Freezing rain accumulated on trees in Northwest D.C. by Tuesday afternoon.
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Chris Grosse
"Imagine the look on Anna’s face tomorrow morning when the ground is actually covered," Chris Grosse wrote on Twitter.
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@Virginia_Delish
Flowers were blooming in mild weather on Monday, but needed protection from the spring equinox snow the next day.
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Arlington Fire warned the public of dangerously slick roads after this car overturned Tuesday night. The driver was being treated on the scene.
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TELEMUNDO 40
Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a snow emergency beginning 9 a.m. Wednesday. Watch out for parking signs, or risk getting towed!
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Maeve
The school day ended on a snowy note for Fairfax County on Tuesday.
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WBAL/Joel Jordan
Fortunately, no children were on board and the driver was not injured when this bus crashed in Frederick County, Maryland, WBAL reported. Schools will be closed in that county on Wednesday.
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WBAL/Joel Jordan
Snowy weather created dangerous road conditions in Frederick County, Maryland.
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DDOT
The D.C. Department of Transportation prepared to treat roads.
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Rick Yarborough
"#SpringSnow"
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Molette Green
"Yikes! I hope these blossoms survive the #SpringStorm!!! It’s a pretty site but oh boy!"
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Molette Green
It’s more like a well dressed snow alien building this thing in #frederickMD
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Pat Collins
The Snow Stick is coming out...nThere will be a challenge...nA chance to get a stick of your very own...nGet creative and watch News 4 for the rules...
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@ReyLehr
"Ugh! Looks like #Spring has been put on #ice for a few days"
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Emma Galasso
"Slippery sidewalks in Tenleytown! Good thing I didn’t put my winter boots away in the attic yet."
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@teates_tweets
Old Town Alexandria
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@rjmacg
"Conflicting seasons in Leesburg."
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Julie Carey
"VA State Police report they've handled 244 crashes since midnight, mostly property damage & no fatalities. Numbers are likely to grow as the snow piles up."
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Mark Segraves
"A few scenes from around DC"
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Mark Segraves
"A few scenes from around DC"
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@TikaSport
"Spring. Still piling up in Fairfax"
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@clmeige
"Penny enjoying the snow day"
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@teates_tweets
"Update from Old Town, Alexandria. Non stop since 7:30 this morning. Big flakes now. "
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Molette Green
"Flakes still falling in a snow-covered Frederick."
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@StocksRHRH
"Just beginning to stick..Pentagon City"
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@armstrongpaul64
"The snow is gorgeous on New Mexico Ave in NW Washington"
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Julie Carey
"Love it or hate it, snow does create some beautiful scenes. This is a horse farm outside Bluemont, Va."
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Tracee Wilkins
"Route 1 in Laurel. The City has declared a snow emergency."
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Julie Carey
"This is pretty striking in the snow "
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Carlos Martinez
"First real snow of winter in the DC area on the second day of spring. #Fairlington is looking lovely."
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