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Light Snow, Rain Mix Expected Wednesday

There's more than a 60% chance of rain and snow on Wednesday in the D.C. area, but expect more "wet" than "winter wonderland"

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A mix of light snow and rain is expected to move in overnight, but Storm Team4 says snow lovers shouldn't get too excited about this forecast.

There might be a few flurries by 7 a.m., and the best chance for snow is during mid-morning.

Storm Team4 said you might have to wipe off your car windows Wednesday morning, but it will likely be too warm for any accumulation.

Powerful winds and a cold front pushed away Monday’s unusually warm 70-degree weather and temperatures plummeted to the 40s on Tuesday.

Wednesday will also be cold: Temperatures will climb above freezing but stick below 40°.

Temperatures are expected to be cold enough for snowflakes but not much will collect on sidewalks or roads.

The latest forecast models show the storm tracking farther south, Storm Team4 said.

Wet snow and rain will likely mix in D.C. and the metro suburbs. Accumulation would likely be slushy and could reach a quarter-inch.

South and east of D.C. could see a rain and snow mix since the storm's track has shifted southward.

Areas north and west of Dulles International Airport might barely see a flake, according to Storm Team4 Meteorologist Chuck Bell.

Roads could be wet, but don’t expect many other problems. Some bridges, ramps or overpasses in colder areas could be slick.

Thursday will stay chilly with highs in the 40s, but then the D.C. area will start to warm up.

D.C. snow crews are preparing for winter weather because there’s a chance for snow in the forecast. Department of Public Works Director Christine Davis shares what to know about the District’s preparations.

Friday is set to bring temperatures in the 50s.

On Saturday, we’ll have another day with temperatures hitting the upper 60s — but expect a rainy afternoon.

Sunday is also forecast to be rainy with highs in the 50s.

If you're treating sidewalks and driveways with salt, D.C.-area officials have a tip: Just one cup of salt can cover an area as large as 10 sidewalk squares.

With some snow in the forecast, officials in Washington, D.C., want residents to know that too much salt is harmful to the environment. News4’s Justin Finch gets a demo on exactly how much salt to use on driveways and sidewalks.

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