Snow hits Washington DC, Virginia with icy roads: photos

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WASHINGTON – Some schools remain closed and hundreds of vehicles were stranded on I-95 overnight after a winter storm blanketed Washington, DC and parts of Virginia with snow. According to the National Weather Service, 11.5 inches of gunpowder accumulated in the DC suburb of Capitol Heights, while Rose Hill, Va. Saw a 10-inch coolness as the storm ended Monday night.

Travel was also affected as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport received 6.7 inches of snow and further south near Chancellorsville a whopping 12.1 inches was reported.

The Associated Press reported that Virginia has seen more than 600 traffic accidents, including one crash with six tractor-trailers, resulting in a stop on I-95. No injuries were reported in the accident.

Check out the photos below of the blizzard in Washington DC and Virginia.

Mathias Roussy, 15, sledges downhill at full speed at Friends of Forest Hill Park in Richmond, Va. On Monday, Jan.3, 2022 (Eva Russo / Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

A tree sits on Scotchtown Road in Hanover County, Va. During a snowstorm on Monday, January 3, 2022. (Alexa Welch Edlund / Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

This image provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation shows a closed section of Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg, Va., On Monday, January 2, 2022 (Virginia Department of Transportation via AP)

This image provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation shows a closed section of Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg, Va. On Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The northern and southern sections of the highway were closed due to snow and ice. (Virginia Department of Transportation via AP)

Motorists are stranded on Interstate 95 in Northern, Va. On Tuesday, January 4, 2022. (WJLA via AP)

Hundreds of motorists were stranded overnight in snow and freezing temperatures along a 50-mile stretch of Interstate 95 after a crash involving six tractor-trailers in Virginia, where authorities struggled Tuesday to reach them. (WJLA via AP)

A snow plow plows the roads near the National Mall on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

A person walks their dog as snow falls on the National Mall on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

Mark Kestner of Washington is covered in snow as he walks the National Mall on Monday, Jan.3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

A winter storm brings heavy snow to the Capitol in Washington on Monday, January 3, 2022. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme is seen as a winter storm delivering heavy snowfall to Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, January 3, 2022. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

Snow covers the statues of soldiers at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

A pedestrian uses an umbrella to protect himself from blowing snow, Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

People descend the steps of the Lincoln Memorial with the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in the background as snow falls on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

Snow falls at the White House in Washington on Monday, January 3, 2022, as a winter storm blows through the mid-Atlantic region. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)

A gardener clears the aisle in front of the West Wing of the White House in Washington on Monday, January 3, 2022 (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)

Derek Davison gives his daughter Alyssa Davison a push to sled down the hill at the United States Marine Corps War Memorial on Monday, January 3, 2022, in Arlington, Virginia. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

Rob Lucchesi of Washington is cross-country skiing along the National Mall on Monday, Jan.3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

Snowballs fly during a snowball fight hosted by the DC Snowball Fight Association, at the National Mall, Monday, January 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

Snow falls at the White House early in the morning in Washington, Monday, January 3, 2022, as a winter storm blows over the mid-Atlantic region. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)

A winter storm brings heavy snow to the Capitol in Washington on Monday, January 3, 2022. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

The Associated Press contributed to this article.


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