Freezing Rain/Rain Early in SW PA/DC Region. Snow/Sleet NW PA. Turning to Rain in DC and Snow in Western PA By Afternoon. Drive Cautiously.

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A fitting start to the work week will continue on this dreary and slick spot Monday. Rain, freezing rain, snow, and sleet are occurring in western PA this morning, with the bulk of the snow holding up north of I-80 and more mixed precipitation occurring south of I-80. Conditions will cool down in western PA as any precipitation should turn to all snow by late this afternoon. 1-3″ of additional snow/sleet could occur in NW PA. Mostly sunny and partly cloudy skies will settle in on Tuesday and Wednesday in western PA. Afternoon highs in the 30s today will drop into the upper 10s to low 20s on Tuesday before 20s shuffle in on Wednesday. Lows in the single digits and 10s are expected the next 3 nights. The DC Region could see freezing rain early today, especially north and west of the city. This will changeover to rain this afternoon. Partly sunny skies will move in on Tuesday before Wednesday brings a slight chance of light snow to the region, especially to the south of the city. Highs in the upper 30s to low 40s overall today will drop into the mid 30s on Tuesday before low to mid 30s push in on Wednesday. Lows in the low to mid 20s tonight and Tuesday night will rise into the mid to upper 20s on Wednesday night. Drive safely today! Take care folks!
Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 32; Wind Chill: 26
  • Franklin, PA: 30; Wind Chill: 24
  • New Castle, PA: 32; Wind Chill: 32
  • Butler, PA: 34; Wind Chill: 29
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 34; Wind Chill: 25
  • Uniontown, PA: 36; Wind Chill: 36
  • State College, PA: 30; Wind Chill: 25
  • Frederick, MD: 34; Wind Chill: 34
  • BWI Airport, MD: 32; Wind Chill: 32
  • DC (KDCA): 37; Wind Chill: 37


Western PA:

Main threat: Freezing rain/sleet/snow may cause slick roadways today.

  • Today: Freezing rain/rain/sleet/snow this morning. Chance of snow this afternoon. Breezy. Highs: 30s Overnight Lows: Upper Single Digits to Mid 10s
  • Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Afternoon Highs: Upper 10s/Low 20s Overnight Lows: Single Digits/10s
  • Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Highs: 20s Overnight Lows: Upper Single Digits/10s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Freezing rain this morning could cause slick roadways, mainly to the north and west of the city.

  • Today: Rain and freezing rain this morning changing over to rain after daybreak. Breezy. Highs: Upper 30s/Low 40s Overnight Lows: Upper 20s/Low 30s
  • Tuesday: Partly sunny. Temperatures decline during day. Highs: Mid 30s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 20s
  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light snow.  Highs: Low to Mid 30s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 20s

Good News: Warming trend late this week into early next week.

Bad News:  Icy roads are possible this morning.