The high temperatures Thursday didn’t get very high – now another frigid night is approaching the D.C. area, and Friday morning doesn’t look much better. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the D.C. area for Friday morning, as snow showers are added to the mix. See what’s in store.
Watch as WTOP’s Dave Dildine finds out how quickly a soap bubble will crystallize in frigid temperatures.
On My Take, Clinton Yates is baffled by people who pretend they’re not cold in freezing temperatures.
While most cough and colds are from viruses that might come and go without many complications, others, can be a little scarier. Croup, a cold-like infection that’s common in kids, is one of those.
A winter-like chill will leave some D.C.-area residents with a taste of December by the time Monday morning arrives.
A little over a week ago, most folks in the D.C. area had to dress for 80-degree weather. Wednesday night? It’s projected to get down into the upper 30s. That’s some kind of whiplash, and it’s not the only cold front headed this way. Check the forecast.
A cold front with a history of causing temperatures to drop by 20 to 30 degrees in less than an hour is headed for the D.C. region Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.
The recent cold spell has coaxed throngs of Washingtonians out of hibernation and onto the frozen Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in ice skates. But is it safe?
Getting someone off the streets and into a warm, safe space on frigid days starts with something as simple as a phone call. Officials in the area explain whom to call and what to tell them when you see someone who needs to get inside.
The combination of cold weather and outdoor celebrations coming up over the past couple of days means a lot of chances for frostbite and hypothermia. Here are some tips from local and federal authorities on preventing, and treating, both conditions.
Lonelier people feel worse when they are sick than less lonely people, according to a study published in the journal Health Psychology.
Flu season seems to be striking with a vengeance in some areas of the country. Here are some flu questions answered.
Lean Plate Club’s Sally Squires says the food you eat may provide some protection against the flu.
Working to prevent or deal with frozen water pipes can cause more problems than you might realize.
Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says vitamin C may work better to fight a cold than prevent it.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.