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Snow removal equipment shoots snow, ice through woman's window

The rumbling sound outside Mary Plummer's Regents Square condo in Rockville last week woke her from a sound sleep.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 05:30pm EST

Tags: Rockville, snow, Kate Ryan

Why longer winters may be on the way

Mark Fischetti, senior editor at Scientific American, says that the jet stream - the river of air in the northern hemisphere that blows west to east and drives most of the D.C. region's weather - has been changing, and it means that extreme-weather periods will last longer.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 05:29am EST

Tags: jet stream, dick uliano, Mark Fischetti, Scientific American

Winter weather is good for some businesses, bad for others

While plumbers, heating contractors and snow-removal companies are getting a nice bump this winter, other industries are suffering.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 10:35am EST

Tags: economy, dick uliano

Is Washington headed for a winter break?

The recent snow and cold may be part of winter's last gasp.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 08:55am EST

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Who's on the hook when Mother Nature ices reservations?

Who's on the hook for that cancelled hotel room, dinner reservation or flight?

Friday - 02/14/2014, 04:31pm EST

Tags: reservations, Kathy Stewart, valentine

Disagreement over Park Service salt preparation ahead of storm

The Baltimore-Washington Parkway wasn't friendly to commuters Friday morning.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 03:36pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, traffic, Baltimore Washington Parkway

Crews begin massive job of clearing snow

First came the snow, then came the snow plows. Thousands of crews are working around-the-clock to treat and remove the snowy, icy roadways one at a time.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 01:53pm EST

Tags: snow, traffic, Jamie Forzato

Parking in D.C.? Watch out during snow

Car drivers in D.C., listen-up.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 12:48pm EST

Tags: d.c. parking, snow emergency

Man driving Porsche gets stuck in D.C. snow

A Porsche just couldn't handle Thursday morning's road conditions.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 05:58am EST

Tags: WTOPSnow, Georgetown, mitchell miller, Porsche

Utility companies prep for big storm

Transformers, voltage regulators, cable, wire and utility poles are among the materials that area electrical power companies are readying to confront any power outages caused by the anticipated winter storm Wednesday night into Thursday.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 10:46pm EST

Tags: dick uliano, utilities

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