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.
A West wind gusting well over 30 mph is expected for most of the afternoon, says Storm Team4 meteorologist Chuck Bell. Highs will be in the mid-40s, but with wind chills at or below freezing for most of the day it will still feel very cold.
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.
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Stout winds roughed up the D.C. region Wednesday afternoon, and they’re expected to continue as the sun sets. A wind advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Gusts of 45 mph were recorded at Reagan National Airport. A cold Wednesday night will give way to a chilly, breezy Thursday.
Here’s a list of places in the D.C. area where the wind gusts hit or exceeded 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
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WASHINGTON — The bitterly cold and windy weather Sunday caused several thousand residents across the D.C. Metro area to lose power and heat early Sunday morning. “It’s very cold outside,” said Steve Gross, who was scraping ice…
Rain will pound the D.C. area Wednesday, but some areas to the west should expect gusty winds ahead of the pending showers.
The D.C. metro area experienced severe weather late Friday afternoon and through the evening resulting in power outages throughout the region.
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