A single inch of snow was enough to paralyze Washington, D.C., Wednesday evening, causing massive traffic delays throughout the region. The light snow led to icy road conditions that morphed the evening drive home into an absolute nightmare for many commuters.
The D.C. Mayor’s Office discouraged residents from traveling on the roads and asked those who “must travel this evening” to “use extreme caution as temperatures and precipitation will create hazardous conditions.” Frustrated drivers shared images of the traffic delays to Twitter. “So this is not a usual commute from work to home,” one person wrote. FULL REPORT