Drivers during the Monday morning commute may have to dodge some debris from damaging wind gusts and some localized flooding, as severe weather and a tornado watch swept through the D.C. area overnight.
Warm weather is bringing the cherry blossoms to their peak a few days earlier than originally anticipated. The peak bloom is when 70 percent of the cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin are open.
After a total soaking on Thursday that broke records as the all-time rainiest March day at Dulles International Airport, winds are increasing and severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for parts of the D.C. area.
It won’t start feeling like spring until the weekend, when it’s time to “Spring Forward” heading into Sunday.
Sunday might be warm, but strong winds and a risk for isolated power outages are gearing up to make the start of the week a less than ideal respite from winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much for of the WTOP listening area, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour possible through Monday morning. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
Some people get excited when they wake up to a fresh blanket of snow. They dream of making snow angels, building snowmen, or even just watching the flakes fall from the warmth of their home. Others prepare for battle. See photos.
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.
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