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  • Maryland to consider waiving up to 3 snow days

    BALTIMORE (AP) — School systems in Maryland can apply to waive up to three snow days this year. After a winter that saw many systems delay and cancel classes because of snow and ice, the…

  • Photos: Spring snow

    Friday, the first day of spring, brings snow and rain to the D.C. area. See photos and submit yours through the WTOP app or with #WTOP on Twitter.

  • Roundup: Local schools scramble to make up snow days

    WASHINGTON — With a brutally snowy winter, local school systems are calculating, planning, and in some cases waiting to find out whether they will have to extend this year’s school calendar. Maryland’s State Board of…

  • D.C. region gets ready for rainy, snowy start to spring

    WASHINGTON — Spring weather has its ups and downs and Friday promises to bring a wet, and perhaps white, start to the season for some. A return to below average temperatures and a chance of rain mixed…

  • As snow melts, water can be home’s worst enemy

    WASHINGTON D.C. – A snow covered neighborhood can be picturesque but when the snow melts, homeowners can be in for an expensive surprise. “The primary concern is always moisture intrusion,” said Glenford Blanc of Pro-Spex…

  • Tips to avoid falling for a snow scam

    WASHINGTON – With all the fallen snow, don’t be surprised if you get a knock on the door from someone offering to clean the snow or help you with home repairs caused by snow and…

  • Md. man dies beneath tractor in snow-plowing incident

    WALKERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Frederick County man is dead after he was pinned beneath a farm tractor while plowing snow from a private driveway. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Joshua…

  • Eagle covered with snow up to the beak as it protects eggs in storm

    A mother’s love is on full display, as a bald eagle has gone to great lengths to keep her eggs warm.

  • Snow totals: Some areas see a foot

    WASHINGTON — Snow walloped the area Thursday, with nearly a half foot in the inner suburbs and more than a foot in parts of Maryland. Here are some of the unofficial snow totals from the National…

  • DC lifting snow emergency for roads after winter storm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are lifting a snow emergency after the latest winter storm. The District will lift the snow emergency at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Parking was restricted on snow emergency routes…

  • Photos: Snowy, icy conditions in D.C. area

    WASHINGTON —  A day after inches of snow fell on the D.C. area, many people faced snowy roads and icy conditions Friday, March 6. Send pictures of what you’re seeing with #WTOP on Twitter or…

  • Nearly 1,000 flights canceled at DC, Baltimore airports

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1,000 flights have been canceled at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as a winter storm hits the area. The flight-tracking service FlightAware shows that 500 flights in and…

  • Photos: Wintry mix, snow fall on D.C. area

    WASHINGTON — Thursday brings several different forms of precipitation ending in inches of snow.  See images and send your photos using #WTOP on Twitter.

  • 4-wheel drive is not foolproof in snow

    DALE CITY, Va. — Even as schools close and transportation leaders ask people to stay off the roads, police and other experts have advice for drivers who do have to be out when it’s snowing…

  • Baltimore braces for freezing temps, declares ‘Code Blue’

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore health officials are warning residents of below freezing temperatures and sub-zero wind chills, and are activating a Severe Code Blue emergency warning for the city through Saturday. During Code Blue emergencies,…