Snow emergency declared as DC preps for storm

WASHINGTON, DC --  Snow crews in the District are working to stay ahead of Wednesday’s storm which could impact the morning commute for drivers in DC.

Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a snow emergency during Tuesday’s press conference to begin after Wednesday morning’s rush hour and remain through 7:00 am Thursday.

Snow crews have already begun to pretreat roads and have over 200 plows ready for when the snow begins to pile up.

All highways, primary, secondary, and residential roads will be serviced.

Mayor bowser also warned that vehicles parked in snow emergency corridors will be towed.

She is also activating the cold emergency plan, so emergency shelters and overnight warming sites will be open.