Washington experienced its first real snow of the winter today. Based on Twitter statuses, it seemed like lingering bad memories from last year's Snowmageddon turned excitement into panic as flurries continued throughout the day.
CBS's Mark Knoller was ready with a camera before the snow even started.
Looks like snow at the WH. A couple inches expected in DC today. Several suburban counties already shut schools. http://twitpic.com/3gfbtc
Mother Jones Reporter Kate Sheppard commented on the storm predicted storm.
80 percent chance of snow, eh?
Roll Call Politics Editor Christina Bellantoni observed the winter weather's effects on her way to work this morning.
Yes, that's a frozen waterfall on the wall of Union Station. http://twitpic.com/3ggavb
Outside the Beltway blogger Doug Mataconis was shocked to see schools announcing preemptive snow days.
The Washington Post was excited to announce the snow had begun to fall
Washington City Paper's Darrow Montgomery captured the moment
Snow put CNN's Dan Lothian in the holiday spirit
SNOW WHITE-HOUSEIts beginning to look a lot like Christmas....
And then fear started to set in...
Snowing in Adams Morgan. PREPARE FOR THE END OF DAYS!
Pretty sure this #DCsnow will halt the evening commute with degrees of delay comfortable only to Tom Coburn & Jim DeMint.
Flakes are falling. We're all gonna die. #DCsnow
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