Expect Wintry Mix Beginning at Noon Wednesday
Snow could be a rare appearance in an otherwise warm, dry winter.
Office of Personnel Management announced federal employees have option for unscheduled leave or telework today.
Area weather forecasters predict Northern Virginia will see a wintry mix of rain and snow beginning at about noon on Wednesday, falling until about 10:30 p.m.
NBC-TV Channel 4 metereologist Tom Kierein forecasts 1-4 inches of snow, mainly north and west of the metro area. The Capital Weather Gang's Dan Stillman says we may see just enough snow to whiten the ground. The weather could impact the evening commute, he noted.
The National Weather Service forecasts a sunny Thursday with a high of 45 degrees, and weekend temperatures only reaching as high as the mid-30s.