On Monday, federal offices in Washington, D.C. were closed due to a noon snowstorm that is predicted to dump three to seven feet of snow on the country's capital.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region, which will be in force until 4 p.m. ET on Jan. 3. Heavy snow is expected in the area, primarily before 2 p.m.
According to FlightAware.com, 222 flights were canceled at Reagan National Airport on Monday, with 146 cancellations at Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
On Sunday evening, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that all state offices in Washington, D.C., the district will be closed on Monday. According to the Office of Personnel Management, emergency and telework employees will continue to work.
Although the White House has canceled its afternoon press conference, President Joe Biden is still scheduled to meet online with farmers and ranchers to discuss his administration's new initiative to lower meat-processing prices.
3 Jan 2022