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Snowstorm Hits Washington, D.C.! (PHOTOS)

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WASHINGTON DC SNOW 2014 FEBRUARY
A young man on skis and his friends pass in front of the US Congress building as a heavy snow storm hits Washington D.C. on February 13, 2014. The eastern US, in the grips of one of the most brutal winters in recent memory, braced for what forecasters warned could be the worst broadside yet -- a massive storm with the season's heaviest snowfall. AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images) | MLADEN ANTONOV via Getty Images
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It's the biggest snowfall in Washington since 2010's Snowmageddon!

What's closed in D.C. on Thursday? Just about everything: Schools, airport runways, the federal government.

Thursday morning, with nearly 15 inches of snow having fallen in parts of the greater D.C. area, Metro -- rather remarkably? -- is still running, but drivers have been urged, strongly, to stay off the roads.

“You have to drive waaayyyy below the speed limit,” Sgt. Mark Cummings of the Maryland State Police told the Washington Post.

Washington being Washington, the snow has not only paralyzed the city, but also brought out the political "funnies":

Twitter, like the area itself, is blanked in snow -- here's what it's looking like in and around the nation's capital:

Eater D.C. is keeping tabs on what restaurants are open (and cheap), for those who didn't brave long lines to stock up on bread, eggs and other French toast ingredients.

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang is live-blogging the precipitation event.

Let us know in the comments (or on Twitter -- @HuffPostDC) what it looks like outside your window. Unless you're off, like, sunbathing in the tropics. We can't handle the thought of that right now, to be perfectly frank.

 
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