UPDATED: Feb. 18, 2015 3:40 p.m.

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — The day after the biggest winter storm of the year closed schools and federal government offices in the D.C. and Baltimore areas, another Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the region.


The advisory began at 2 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. for D.C., Baltimore and the surrounding suburbs in Maryland and northern Virginia.

A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect for the region beginning at midnight and lasting through 10 a.m. Friday.

The National Weather Service says a brief burst of snow showers and squalls will cross the area Wednesday afternoon and evening, affecting rush hour commuters.

Transportation officials are urging drivers to use extreme caution or consider leaving work earlier or later to avoid the burst of snow. Periods of snow will cause covered roads and limited visibility.

D.C. should see snowfall between 5 and 8 p.m. tonight, followed by a wind chill of zero to 10 degrees below zero late tonight into Thursday. Thursday’s wind chills will drop into the 5 to 15 below zero range.

Meteorologists say the end of the week will bring the coldest temperatures of the season. The highs on Thursday and Friday will be only in the mid to high teens. Lows will be in the negatives.

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