DC Winter Storm Warning for Feb 7th

February 06, 2021

The National Weather Service (NWS) has canceled the Winter Storm Watch and has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the District of Columbia, which is in effect from 3AM-12PM Sunday, February 7, 2021.

What: Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches.

Impacts: Travel could be very difficult.

Additional Details: Snow is expected to begin between 3AM and 5AM and may briefly mix with rain at first. The heaviest snow is expected between 6AM and 10AM, when visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile and snowfall rates could reach one inch per hour.

Precautionary / Preparedness Actions:

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

When venturing outside, watch your first few steps taken on stairs, sidewalks, and driveways, which could be icy and slippery, increasing your risk of a fall and injury.