Spring sleet falls in tools of DC region

WASHINGTON — It is April, though tools of a D.C. area saw sleet descending on Monday morning.

A winter continue advisory is in outcome until 11 a.m. Monday for tools of Montgomery and Howard County in Maryland as good as Clarke County and tools of Loudoun County in Virginia, though Storm Team4 meteorologist Chuck Bell pronounced all should be over by around 10 a.m.

Storm Team 4’s Somara Theodore pronounced a counties underneath a advisory can design 1 to 2 inches of sleet on grassy and towering surfaces. Northern tools of Frederick County might see 2 to 3 inches of snow.

“If we live in top Montgomery County, Frederick County, Loudoun and behind toward a I-81 corridor, we could indeed collect adult accumulating snow,” pronounced Theodore. “Those south of a District will substantially usually see rain. In a D.C. Metro area, we will get sleet with some sleet blending in.”

Theodore pronounced northern and western counties could see adult to dual inches of sleet on grassy and some towering areas, though all of it should warp by Monday afternoon.

The D.C. area has seen sleet in Apr before, though it is comparatively rare.

Measurable sleet has usually been available 3 times in a final 50 years during Reagan National Airport, many recently on Apr 7, 2007. The area also before bouts of Apr sleet in 1972 and 1990.

The latest available vital snowfall, definition 4 inches or more, happened on a Apr Fools’ Day Storm in 1924. D.C. got 5 inches of sleet while Baltimore got some-more than 9 inches during that storm.

The National Weather Service pronounced the latest quantifiable layer ever in D.C. was on Apr 28, 1898 when half an in. fell in D.C. and .1 inches fell in Baltimore.

The latest sleet was seen in D.C. was on May 10, 1906 when a snippet fell.

WTOP’s Dave Dildine contributed to this report.


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