Tuesday’s forecast includes blustery conditions — but it’s something wind-swept Washington residents have gotten used to during several windier-than-average months.
“We are expecting warmer than normal temperatures,” said Sandi Duncan, managing editor of the Farmers’ Almanac. “It’s going to be steamy, that’s for sure.”
Grab a jacket if you’re going out on this spring day, a chill is in the air.
This spring has been anything but springlike. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for much of the area west of D.C. until 9 a.m. Friday.
Roads are being cleared, but the heavy rain Sunday night and Monday morning caused many problems in the D.C. area, including blocked roads and half-submerged cars. Thunderstorms gave way to localized flash flooding Monday and caused large pools of standing water in the D.C. area.
After torrential rains, first responders in the D.C. region have been rescuing stranded drivers. Here are some tips to avoiding requiring a water rescue.
For anyone who wants to know what all those weather patterns and the names used to describe them mean, here’s a short glossary of common weather terms for every season
Temperatures reached the 80s Saturday as participants and spectators alike crowded along the National Mall for The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. As of 3 p.m., streets that were closed in light of the festivities began reopening. See photos of the event.
A cold front is moving in on the D.C. area, and some parts of the region have seen a few flurries, flakes and raindrops. Little to no accumulation is expected and the sunshine is expected to return Sunday.
Petalpalooza, formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, may be the last time to see the cherry blossoms at their peak, due to weather forecasts.
There could be snowfall April 7, but according to meteorologists, the showers will contain more rain than snow for most parts of the D.C. region. Snowfall is relatively rare for April but not unheard of in the D.C. area.
Stout winds roughed up the D.C. region Wednesday afternoon, and they’re expected to continue as the sun sets. A wind advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Gusts of 45 mph were recorded at Reagan National Airport. A cold Wednesday night will give way to a chilly, breezy Thursday.
Isn’t winter supposed to be over by now? Evidently not. April snow has been spotted in counties north and west of the D.C. area. Here’s what you need to know.
The D.C. area is cleaning up after one of the biggest spring snowstorm’s in the area’s history. Roads are in fairly good shape although there are several closings and delays. Here’s what you need to know as the clean up continues.
When it comes to snow in March, it’s not that uncommon in the D.C. area. But how about on March 21, when the region is supposed to have sprung into spring and cherry blossom blooms are on the horizon?