A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for D.C. and parts of Maryland and Virginia from 7 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday, with areas to the north and west of the capital most at risk for snarled rush hour traffic from icy conditions.
Brace yourselves, D.C. — winter is back. After a few days of unseasonably warm weather, cooler air moved into the area once again with a chance of snow on Sunday night into Monday afternoon.
If the D.C. area is tired of sharing frigid air with the North Pole, good news: The region is trading in a cold snap for spring-like temperatures, at least for a few days. Find out how often in the last decade that the temperature has made it above 60 in February.
Those ready for a break from the blast of winter weather this past week won’t see any relief over the weekend. Forecasts predict yet another round of snow headed to the D.C. area. To make matters worse, the National Weather Service has issued both a Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of the region Saturday and Sunday.
The Northeast is bracing for an intense winter storm right after parts of California have seen almost a foot of rain this week. Two storm systems have headed east.
Citing hazardous road conditions, Metrobus has suspended service on all its routes Sunday. Buses already on the road would operate until the end of their routes before going out of service Sunday night, WMATA says.
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.
While the winter holidays are the time of year with the highest risk of all, Dr. Allen Taylor with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, said the risk of heart attacks goes up by about 50 percent during winter months in general.
It’s the time of year when pipes and water main breaks start to spike, with water utilities averaging over a thousand repair calls every winter when temperatures plummet through February.
To help family travelers decide where to go skiing this winter, U.S. News rounded up 17 well-groomed resorts with amenities like professional instruction and child care services that promise family fun on and off the slopes.
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.
One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday. See photos.
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.
Take the edge off the chill with these warm and hearty soups.
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.