The Snow Situation in Washington D.C.

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How badly has Washington D.C. been hit by the current snowstorm? According to the Washington Post’s Robert Thompson, reporting on Monday:

  1. Most governments and schools closed Monday; and many plan to stay closed on Tuesday;
  2. The Silver, Yellow and Blue lines of the Metro were closed; the only Metro service was for emergencies;
  3. Only a few dozen bus routes are working, and only till 5 p.m.
  4. The area was inundated with black ice, snow and ice on ramps, merge lanes and turn lanes, and some blocked-through lanes.

All Metro lines, except the Silver Line, were scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday. The federal government was closed Monday; for a list of school closures on Tuesday and Wednesday see here.