Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open under an unscheduled leave policy according to the Office of Personnel Management.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Washington area from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Accumulations of 16 to 24 inches of snow are expected.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains how and why they've made the call.
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