D.C. Weather Forecast: Blizzard in New England-touch of winter here

Overnight: Cloudy, Chilly, Light Rain Late, Some Iciness N&W

Lows: 31-36 | Rain: 70% Chance by morning

Friday: Showers Early, Icy N&W, Snow Showers and Windy Late

Temperatures: 42 falling to 32 by evening | Rain: 80% Chance

This Weekend: Sat. Partly Sunny & Windy Sun. Sunny and Seasonable

Temperatures: Sat Near 40°, Sun Near 45° | Wind: NW 20-30 mph Sat

All the ingredients continue to gather{ } that will produce a monster storm(90% confidence) { }for the New England and parts of the Northeast.{ } Look at the weather warnings now out.{ }

There is enough cold air to the west of Washington that some light freezing rain may fall later tonight as the storm moves to the Carolina coast.{ } That is the reason for the winter weather advisory for the early morning hours.{ } For most of the metro area, temperatures above freezing and just some light rain or showers for the morning commute.{ } The rain is getting closer.{ }

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As the storm rapidly grows much stronger to our north, cold north winds come in by Friday afternoon and we could see some snow flurries or snow showers and enough to a dusting to 1" of snow N & W of D.C. by Friday evening.{ } Only a tiny amount compared to the 20-30" that may fall around the Boston area snow lovers.