D.C. snow storm: Accumulation projections for Washington, Maryland, Virginia

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The latest projections for this rare March snow storm place the highest levels of accumulation in the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley regions.

Winter Storm Warnings are posted for the entire Washington metro area, and the federal government and most school systems are closed for the day.

In the District proper, anywhere from 5-10 inches is currently expected, depending on what time rain transitions to snow. Winter Storm Watches and Warnings cover the entire D.C. metro area.

Here's the very latest projection from ABC7's storm team:

Here are the locations for current Winter Storm Watches and Warnings for the greater D.C. metro area.

ABC7 meteorologist Brian van de Graaff (@ABC7Brian) projects the following timeline of when we'll get what kind of precipitation over the next 24 hours or so. The snow will progressively get heavier as the afternoon goes on.