Wednesday’s weather conditions had been forecast ahead of time, residents complained, and yet the city had made no effort to salt roads or otherwise prepare. DC mayor Muriel Bowser apologized publicly and said the city would do better this weekend, when more than 24 inches of snow might fall.

It’s not just DC that is going to get hit— though it is expected to bear the brunt of the impact. The storm will dump snow all along the US east coast, along with tornadoes, ice storms, and coastal flooding.



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