Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? OK, let me be honest.
After a few days of just a cold rain, I am ready for some snow. And right in
time for Christmas. So, what are the chances we can see a white Christmas
around the WTOP listening area?
The onset of Wednesday\’s snow is trending earlier in the day than previously forecast. ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts tracks the storm and has tips on when travelers should hit the road to avoid the worst of the snow.
Planning to travel this Wednesday? Maryland state highway officials say motorists should reconsider.
Wednesday will be a cold and wet day. The busiest travel day of the year will start as rain and switch to snow. ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts has your complete forecast and tips on when to leave to beat the snow.
Last weekend, when forecasters began calling for an \”incredible lake effect snow event,\” WTOP\’s Dave Dildine wanted to be a part of weather history.
The Niagara University women\’s basketball team, including a player who grew up in Fairfax County, finally got off the bus.
Think the arctic cold is bad in Washington? The cold air is producing intense lake effect snow squalls and even thundersnow across parts of upstate New York.
ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts details when we could see a chance for snow and just how cold it will get during the next several days.
A piece of energy in the region will give us a chance for some light, wet
snow and rain.
More than 400 employees launched a so-called \”dry run\” on Friday morning.
The County Council
on Tuesday passed a bill that will require more attention and planning from
the county government when it comes to snowy and ice-packed sidewalks during
U.S. climate scientists say they expect a weak El Niño to affect weather patterns this winter. A similar weather pattern hit D.C. in 1977 was one of the coldest winters recorded on the East Coast.
Temperatures will plummet Tuesday bringing the chance for freeze warnings and the day\’s rain showers could turn to snow late Tuesday.
As the National Weather Service put it, \”Cut-off lows
are notorious for bringing rapidly changing weather conditions and thus
forecasting for these systems is complex….\”
All the snow days this year have many schools in our region taking
drastic measures to make up for lost time, including extending the school year.
But some schools and students in the D.C. area will get a break.