Don’t bet the farm on it, but the 200-year-old Farmers’ Almanac is calling for a 2019 winter that will be “colder-than-normal.” But how accurate are the predictions?
Labor Day weekend started with rain and flooding for parts of the D.C. area that will be followed by a hot, muggy Saturday with some downpours.
Got big outdoor plans this Labor Day weekend? Meteorologists are predicting clouds and scattered thunderstorms. WTOP has the full forecast.
Near-record temperatures have led to a heat advisory being issued for the D.C. area for the second day in a row. Here’s what you need to know.
Parts of the DC area could see temperatures as much as 15 degrees above normal for late August — which, coupled with humidity, will lead to heat indexes over 100.
Hawaii’s towering mountains might have ripped the storm to shreds, but Hurricane Lane still dumped several feet of rain on the mudslide-prone state.
It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Harvey inundated Texas, killing dozens of people and causing billions of dollars in damage. It’s the state’s poor who are having the hardest time recovering.
Hurricane Lane is a Category 5 hurricane, which means that it is likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds 157 mph or above.
Work on the Brandywine Road Bridge has had to stop several times since July because of the wet weather, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration.
About 4 feet of water poured into the Capital Heights, Maryland, building, which houses a limousine company. Boats were used to rescue at least eight people from inside the building. Others were rescued from cars in the parking lot.
After torrents of rain throughout the region Tuesday evening, flooding conditions have closed multiple roads in the D.C. area and even a school in D.C. Wednesday morning. The good news? The threat of heavy rain and flooding will soon be over.
The jet stream, or strong upper level winds, steered the smoke to the mid-Atlantic region, some 3,000 miles away from its origin, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service said.
This year’s deluge has posed some challenges for grapes growing in Virginia, since vines do best under dry conditions. So, how have area wineries faced all that drizzle and sizzle?
Under the current proposal, the list of over a dozen message types would be reduced to just four: flood advisory, flood watch, flood warning and flash flood warning.
Strong storms downed trees and damaged homes in College Park on Monday evening. Three homes are currently considered uninhabitable, prompting city officials to help the residents of those homes find “alternate shelter.” See photos.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.