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Snow begins to melt as temperatures rise above freezing on Monday

Snow totals in DC area. (Veronica Johnson/ABC7)

Accumulating snow finally ending over southern Maryland and our Winter Weather Advisory will come down this morning. This was our biggest snowfall event since the Blizzard of 2016 and record snowfall for the date (Jan13) at Ronald Reagan Washington National AP (DCA) just over 8 inches and Dulles International AP (IAD) and close to 8 inches.

Expect a mixture of clouds and sunshine on Monday with temperatures rising above freezing late this morning. We will see a little snow melt today but then more of the refreeze overnight. In fact, each day this week, allow extra time for those icy spots. Many school districts have cancellations today and may see delays Tuesday and Wednesday. You can get the latest closings and delays on our website here.

Looking ahead, another chance for light snow is possible Thursday evening and another storm with a possible wintry mix and freezing rain next weekend. That storm could be far reaching through the Mid-Atlantic on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend and for the Women’s March in DC on the Jan. 21.

Highs: 35-38

Winds: North 5-10 mph

TONIGHT:

Clear | Refreeze & Icy

Lows: 21-26

Winds: North 5 mph

TUESDAY:

Mostly Sunny | Cool

Highs: Near 39

Winds: NW 5-10 mph

Be safe on the roads!

Be safe in the snow and be sure to share your photos with us: wjla.com/chimein

As always, catch the StormWatch7 Team live on ABC7 and WJLA 24/7 News and be sure to download the StormWatch7 App.

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