It’s pretty clear from looking out your window that there’s been plenty of snow blowing through the area since midday yesterday. And according to the National Weather Service (NWS) that will continue, as the Blizzard Warning NWS issued is in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday.
According to NWS, the current snow accumulation range is between 18 and 24 inches, with wind speeds between 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
The NWS has issued current snow accumulation totals:
01/23/2016 0340 PM
2 miles ESE of independent, Prince William County.
Snow m18.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.
01/23/2016 0325 PM
Manassas, City of Manassas County.
Snow m25.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.
01/23/2016 0249 PM
3 miles SW of Bull Run, Prince William County.
Snow m24.6 inch, reported by NWS employee.
Some 6 to 8 foot drifts… completely covering cars
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