Despite the Thursday forecast of clouds and showers, as of Feb. 22, February 2018 will end up the third warmest February on record.
In a dramatic turnaround, the skies above D.C. opened up in February, bringing copious amounts of rain and snow after one of the driest Januarys on record.
The calendar said February, but it is going to feel a lot warmer this week in the D.C. area. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 70s, which is about 30 degrees above normal and some records could be set.
The wintry mix Saturday left behind slushy, wet roads. The National Weather Service warned of patchy ice on sidewalks and roads, especially north and west of the immediate D.C. area.
The National Weather Service has extended a flood warning for parts of Prince George’s County, Maryland, until 12:30 p.m. Monday.
Heavy rains falling over the weekend have led to flood watches and warnings throughout the D.C. region.
A winter storm moving across the Great Lakes that’s forecast to drop about a foot of snow in some areas created treacherous driving conditions Friday, closed schools and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
With icy conditions expected in parts of the D.C. area for Thursday morning, a school system in Virginia has already announced a two-hour delay.
The slushy, slick conditions caused several traffic snarls Wednesday morning. With school delays expiring by midmorning and more drivers hitting the roads, drivers should be prepared for an extended morning rush hour with less predictable delays.
Wednesday’s snow is not likely to dent the worsening drought conditions. Average temperatures this winter are a few degrees below the 30-year average.
A cold front with a history of causing temperatures to drop by 20 to 30 degrees in less than an hour is headed for the D.C. region Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.
People headed home from school and work early across the D.C. area Monday afternoon as a wintry mix fell on the region. The combination of rain, snow and frigid road temperatures developed over the past two weeks could cause dangerous driving and walking conditions.
The bitter cold that has walloped the D.C. region in recent days has broken a few records and bottomed out at some wild temperatures.
After the D.C. region was slathered in ice and snow, authorities are now warning about bone-chilling wind chills that are set to plunge the area into a deep freeze Thursday night into Friday morning.
The D.C. area is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 p.m. Thursday. All Maryland schools in the D.C. metro area — as well as most major systems in the region — are closed due to snow.