A storm that dropped several inches of snow to parts of the Midwest over the weekend was heading toward the Northeast, where it could disrupt Monday morning commutes.
Hang tough and hold on to your hats, D.C.: The area will finally get some relief this evening from the repeated blasts of chilly wind. A high wind advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Gusts could reach up to 55 mph. It follows what has been a rowdy start to the work week. Gusts of up to 60 mph knocked out power for thousands, and downed trees and wires blocked roadways.
Heavy snow fell across nearly the entire D.C. region, blanketing parts of the area in several inches Wednesday. Here’s a look at snow totals from the National Weather Service.
Although most of the D.C. area will only see rain Sunday night, counties north and west of D.C. could see some freezing rain, sleet and icy roads.
This morning brings with it the same wintry mix and icy conditions as Monday, though this time around it’s expected to give way to heavy rains later in the day.
It’s winter, all right: Another round of wintry weather is descending onto the D.C. area, with rain changing to snow and freezing temperatures following. Some schools have announced early closures, and government workers are getting out two hours early. But despite a lack of accumulation, Tuesday’s storm will still complicate the evening rush hour. Here’s what to know.
The advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. Tuesday to midnight, when snow is expected to follow rain during the late afternoon and early evening hours. Central and Northern Virginia, and southern and central Maryland are covered in this advisory.
With Reagan Airport reporting 61.34 inches of rain for the year on Saturday morning, 2018 will go down as D.C.’s wettest calendar year on record — and the rain is still falling.
The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday evening in parts of southern West Virginia, northeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia.
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.
With four days in the month left to go, November 2018 is now officially the rainiest November on record in D.C., breaking a 141-year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. And the unusually wet month means D.C. is now sitting at the No. 3 spot in terms of the rainiest year on record.
A fast-moving winter storm was expected to blanket much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, grounding hundreds of flights and forcing the closure of part of a major highway on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain Saturday morning that includes most areas west of Interstate 95, including Frederick County and the northern parts of Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland as well as Loudoun County and northern Fauquier County in Virginia.
With just the normal amount of rain in November and December, 2018 will become one of the wettest years in the area’s history.
The National Weather Serve has confirmed that a total of 10 tornadoes spawned by Hurricane Florence touched down in Virginia on Monday.
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