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.
Winter weather makes its annual debut Thursday around the D.C. region., with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain set to greet morning commuters. It’s already resulted in area schools changing up their plans for the day. Here’s the latest.
Expect this winter to be snowier than usual, with two or three major storms. That’s what Storm Team 4 chief meteorologist Doug Kammerer is calling for in this winter weather forecast.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for much of the D.C. area until 9 a.m. Sunday.
This week countless photographs have offered close-up depictions of the destruction caused by California wildfires. Now, with the help of its satellites, NASA has released pictures giving a different perspective.
A freeze warning is going into effect in D.C. and areas to the east of Interstate 95, from Fredericksburg, Virginia, up to Delaware starting from 10 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The first taste of winter is coming this weekend, with another shot of even colder air expected to reach the D.C. region by the middle of next week. So, is your vehicle ready for the elements?
After a pleasant Thursday, skies will become cloudy as a storm system starts to move toward the D.C. area and could drench the region Friday.
The idea of the “winter blues” is not just something to be dismissed, experts say. It can be a sign of a real medical condition known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
As polls opened across the country, residents of several states were contending with severe weather conditions that could affect voter turnout.
The National Weather Service is looking into the possibility that the storms produced a weak twister between the Potomac River and Charlotte Hall, Maryland.
Drenching rains flooded out D.C.-area roadways, including parts of the Beltway Monday morning. Overall, more than 1 inch of rain fell by late Monday morning, pushing the region one step closer to the wettest year on record.
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