Some Restonians were caught off-guard as heavy snow during rush hour created poor driving conditions Thursday evening.
Forecasters had predicted earlier in the day that rain would turn to snow overnight in the areas west of Washington, D.C.
But the first flakes began falling in Reston about 4 p.m., and by 7 p.m. close to two inches had fallen. That was more than snowplows could manage quickly, and the road conditions were generally poor by early evening.
Temperatures are expected to remain cold and windy Friday, with wind chills in the single digits.
Reston Now will update this story should the weather cause any closings Friday morning.
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