All the ingredients are in place for a potential snowstorm in our area for the Sunday/Monday time frame. It is looking likely that a good portion of the mid-Atlantic will be impacted, but the questions remain as to what locations will be hit.
The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday evening in parts of southern West Virginia, northeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia.
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.
When water temperatures drop in the Potomac River, WSSC officials say they also see a spike in water main breaks. It’s “one of our key indicators,” said Carla Reid, general manager and CEO of WSSC.
WTOP Traffic Reporter Jack Taylor says many area roads are experiencing icy conditions, so drivers should use caution on the morning commute.
A fire broke out in the 1700 block of 7th Street NW around 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sumah’s West African Restaurant and Carry Out.
Bundle up and don’t be surprised if the power goes out: Wednesday’s strong winds will persist throughout the afternoon. Winds will lighten up further on Thursday, but it will remain cold.
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With four days in the month left to go, November 2018 is now officially the rainiest November on record in D.C., breaking a 141-year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. And the unusually wet month means D.C. is now sitting at the No. 3 spot in terms of the rainiest year on record.
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Although forecasters had scaled back a Winter Weather Advisory on Saturday morning, some parts of the WTOP listening area could still see a period of freezing rain and sleet. Here’s what to expect.
Two different storms are set to create hazardous travel conditions for those heading home after the holiday weekend in the central and eastern parts of the country.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain Saturday morning that includes most areas west of Interstate 95, including Frederick County and the northern parts of Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland as well as Loudoun County and northern Fauquier County in Virginia.
D.C. activated its Cold Emergency Plan, as Thanksgiving Day could be the coldest one since 1996. Mother nature may have forgotten to defrost the weather, but Thanksgiving Day is not completely ruined. It will be sunny and dry.
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.
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