Here's Who Could See Snow This Week in the DC Area - NBC4 Washington

Here's Who Could See Snow This Week in the DC Area



    Early Weather, Dec. 5, 2018

    Storm Team4 has your forecast for Dec. 5, 2018. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018)

    Expect to have to bundle up in the D.C. area on Wednesday. Some snow flurries are possible to the west of the city, toward Luray, Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley.

    We'll have a high of 40 degrees and low of 31 degrees in D.C. Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the low 40s to low 30s through the rest of the workweek.

    Storm Team4 is tracking a storm system that's expected to move east across the country this week. It's still too early to know for certain how severe an impact it could have on our area.

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    "Some computer models are putting out over a foot of snow," Meteorologist Amelia Draper said.

    But there's good reason to stay tuned to see how the forecast develops.

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    What is certain now: There's a lot of cold in the forecast for this weekend. Temperatures are expected to be in the 20s and 30s.

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