February 9th, 2010
05:30 PM ET

Severe Weather Update


Another massive snowstorm barreled toward the mid-Atlantic region Tuesday with forecasters telling residents still reeling from a paralyzing weekend blizzard to be prepared for more of the same.

Hundreds of flights were canceled, and airlines were waiting to see whether they'd have to cancel more.

The National Weather Service predicted another 10 to 20 inches of snow for northern Virginia and eastern Maryland, including the District of Columbia, beginning Tuesday afternoon and continuing through Wednesday.

Federal workers and schoolchildren in the nation's capital were told to stay home for a second day. The new storm If as severe as predicted would be the third major snowfall to hit the nation's capital and surrounding region in just over seven weeks.

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