…like Octavia scorned.
The Evolution of a Winter Storm. Prelude…Normally, the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument can easily be seen from this angle.
The Buildup. This was taken just prior to total blizzard-like conditions hit the area.
The Aftermath. The Washington metro area was slammed in a relatively short amount of time. The morning after was brutal but conditions changed quickly and by mid day, the subtle beauty and solemnity of just-fallen snow slipped away as the cleanup began.