Mountainous regions will see blizzard-like conditions Tuesday.
The forecast is warm and sunny for the remainder of the week.
Hurricane Sandy expected to cause mass destruction across the United States east coast Monday.
Thunderstorms and rain showers hit Los Angeles Thursday morning leaving some homes without power.
Officials hope using Washington D.C's "soft-closure" strategy will help keep traffic down and drivers happy.
Dangerous rip tides and rough sea waters are expected until Thursday evening.