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.
The wind chill advisory from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday follows a snow squall and and “flash freeze” that complicated a wintry Wednesday afternoon around the D.C. area.
The D.C. region endured its first major snowstorm of 2019, bringing with it rounds of closures and icy road conditions.
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After a soggy start to the weekend that broke a daily record at Reagan National Airport, bringing more than 2 1/2 inches of rain, showers are finally tapering off Sunday evening. But wet roads and puddles of rain could freeze overnight, as some parts of the region will see temperatures in the low 30s. Here’s what you need to know.
Bundle up and don’t be surprised if the power goes out: Wednesday’s strong winds will persist throughout the afternoon. Winds will lighten up further on Thursday, but it will remain cold.
D.C. activated its Cold Emergency Plan, as Thanksgiving Day could be the coldest one since 1996. Mother nature may have forgotten to defrost the weather, but Thanksgiving Day is not completely ruined. It will be sunny and dry.
City leaders have been busy making plans to help vulnerable residents, including the homeless, the elderly, and the disabled.
Normally, holding an annual snow summit in mid-November would be ahead of the game. But this year, Mother Nature beat D.C. to the punch, dropping a mix of snow and sleet on the city two days before an annual convention meant to show off the latest snow preparation efforts.
The snow is slowly changing over to sleet and rain across the D.C. area, but roads are still dangerous. One school system has already decided to close early. Here’s the latest, including snow totals and the latest tracking of the “meandering” rain/snow line.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for much of the D.C. area until 9 a.m. Sunday.
After heavy rains rolled into the D.C. area Thursday night, Friday is expected to be cool and blustery with some sun and continuing flood warnings for some parts of the area.
Sunglasses have been misplaced, umbrellas have been pressed into extra duty and the sump pumps in some basements are working overtime: This September has been one of the D.C. area’s rainiest.
Florence’s remains dumped around 2 inches of rain on most of the D.C. region as flood watches continued on Tuesday.
Prince George’s County Public Schools students will be let out two hours early Wednesday due to the expected high temperatures, a day after the school year just kicked off Tuesday.
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