Update: The National Weather Service has lifted the winter advisory for the D.C. area.
Original story: Winter has arrived in the D.C. area, bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of the metro region. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 1 p.m. Saturday.
Snow started falling around 11 p.m. Friday in the District, with an inch of snow and sleet accumulation expected for some areas.
The forecast is calling for sleet or freezing rain until Saturday afternoon. The wintry precipitation will cause slippery traveling conditions in the morning, and could cause some power outages during the day.
Customers can report power outages by calling their utility companies:
- Pepco: 1-877-737-2662 (PEPCO-62)
- Baltimore Gas and Electric: 1-877-778-2222
- Dominion: (1-866-366-4357)