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.
Snow, ice and rain are wreaking havoc on roadways throughout the middle of the country.
The past five years are the warmest in recorded history, scientists from NASA and NOAA announced Wednesday, part of a continued trend of higher temperatures around the world.
Hundreds of schools are closed in Michigan as freezing rain leaves roads slippery and cuts power to thousands of homes and businesses, while flooding caused by an ice jam prompted an evacuation.
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.
Bad news, everyone: Potomac Phil saw his shadow on Saturday morning, meaning six more weeks of winter. But wait — didn’t Punxsutawney Phil say the opposite?
Saturday was Groundhog Day, which means the fabled “Prognosticator of Prognosticators,” Punxsutawney Phil, came out at sunrise for his annual weather prediction at Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania.
The snow has stopped falling, leaving much of the area under at least an inch of the fluffy stuff, but freezing temperatures overnight will leave some roadways slick with ice.
See the snow totals add up through Friday evening’s commute. Totals are expected to top out around 2 inches.
The high temperatures Thursday didn’t get very high – now another frigid night is approaching the D.C. area, and Friday morning doesn’t look much better. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the D.C. area for Friday morning, as snow showers are added to the mix. See what’s in store.
A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region.
The wind chill advisory from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday follows a snow squall and and “flash freeze” that complicated a wintry Wednesday afternoon around the D.C. area.
With temperatures expected to dip overnight, frozen pipes are a threat D.C.-area residents should take steps to prevent. Find tips on how to prevent and treat frozen pipes.
Snow interrupted the Tuesday evening commute, causing some schools to close early and slowing down traffic. See how much snow accumulated throughout the region.
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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