Thanksgiving is going to be cold. Really, really cold. A nasty front will be sliding south of the Washington region, pushed by arctic air that the NOAA says is the coldest of the season so far. It could be the coldest Thanksgiving since 1996.
Last week’s snow and rain pushed D.C. to become the fourth wettest year on record. Now the city is inches away from the all-time record set back in 1889.
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.
D.C. is doing something different this season when it comes to snow removal: There’s a new “non-motorized trail” work detail specifically assigned to clearing bike paths, bridge deck sidewalks and ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act at intersections.
What does an early November snowfall tell us about the winter ahead? If history is any teacher, the region could be in for an interesting season.
Icy roads caused a plethora of traffic troubles throughout the D.C. area Friday morning, but relief is in sight. The Chain Bridge, which was mostly a sheet of ice earlier, has now reopened; other roads are beginning to clear up as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on wintry weather hitting the U.S. (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow,…
The early-season snow left varying amounts of accumulation on the D.C. area Thursday. Find out how much your area got.
With Thursday’s wintry mix still affecting road conditions into the night, a number of school systems around the D.C. region have announced delays for Friday.
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.
Initially predicted to be a mid-morning washout, Thursday’s winter storm ended up dumping more snow than expected, causing some area school systems to cancel classes after first announcing delayed openings.
Thursday had far messier weather than people seemed to expect. And many thought forecasters dropped the (snow)ball. But they didn’t. Here’s what happened and how meteorologists are often faced with a “lose-lose” situation.
D.C.’s first snowfall has created conditions that are cold, wet and dangerous for many commuters. It isn’t just snow either. There’s also sleet and freezing rain to contend with. See photos.
Drivers across the D.C. area who took to the roads Thursday morning encountered icy, slushy conditions as snow fell more furiously than many expected — right during the heart of the morning commute.
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