What is likely to be a snowstorm for weather record books hit Washington D.C., burying cars, breaking trees and causing power outages across the region.
An estimated 22" inches of snow has fallen in the Washington area where it continues to swirl after the city. Some stores are open providing food for those who can reach them. Some gasoline stations are closed having sold out of gasoline.
The authorities have asked people to stay in their homes. Snow plow operators second this saying they have seen people walking in the snow.
The Washington Metro suspended above ground service at 11 p.m. on Friday. Below ground stations are being serviced.
The basketball game between Georgetown and Villanova will be played starting at noon. The Washington Wizards game has been canceled.
More to come.