A winter storm warning has been issued for the D.C. metropolitan area, with 4-8 inches of snow expected to hit the region overnight Monday.
National Weather Service issued the warning for the region from 7 p.m. Monday through 2 p.m. Tuesday. The snow is expected to begin 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
The nor’easter will bring very heavy snow, ice and strong winds, could down trees and cause power outages, the National Weather Service said.
The heavier totals are expected northwest of the city, with parts of Northern Virginia and western Maryland forecast to receive 8 to 12 inches.
The storm is expected to move throughout the Mid-Atlantic to New England through Tuesday. The heaviest accumulation is expected to occur from the northern Middle Atlantic to southern New England, where 12 to 18 inches may fall, the weather service said.