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National Weater Service: More Than 30 Inches Of Snow Expected In Some Areas

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The National Weather Service has updated their Winter Storm Warning for the D.C. Metro Area. The storm warning has been in effect since 10 a.m. today and will continue until 10 p.m. tomorrow.

Between 20-30 inches of snow now is expected in the D.C. area, with localized amounts exceeding 30 inches.

The NWS says conditions will deteriorate rapidly through the afternoon today, with the heaviest snowfall expected from sunset today through Saturday morning. The NWS warns that near blizzard conditions are expected during that time.

Wind gusts of 20-30 mph expected by tonight, with some blowing snow. Visibilities will be approximately one-fourth a mile. The NWS says people should stay off roads this evening and overnight.

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