With a potentially historic snowstorm barreling toward the Washington D.C. region on Friday and potentially affecting much of the East Coast, U.S. airlines are warning travelers to check websites and social media for flight status updates and schedule changes.
The region may be dealing with the coldest weather of the season so far — but it should brace for a major snow event later this week with several inches of snow, say Storm Team 4 meteorologists.
With blizzard-like conditions heading for the D.C. area, many people are rushing to hardware stores to stock up on rock salt, sleds and other necessities.
With a chance of flurries in Wednesday night’s forecast, and heavier stuff expected by the end of the week … how well do you know the different types of snowfall?
The D.C. region woke up to bitterly cold temperatures Tuesday with wind chills hovering around zero — the coldest weather of the season so far.
With the arctic temperatures continuing, time is running out to prevent home water pipes from freezing.
Forecasters are warning of severe cold on Monday and Tuesday in the D.C. region and the potential for snow later this week.
The snowflakes in our Tuesday afternoon and evening forecast are only scattered ones, but our overall wimpy winter is eventually expected to give way to some big snowstorms.
The average temperature this month is well above the previous records for warmest D.C. Decembers, set in 1889 and 1984.
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Forecasting the weather months in advance is tough business, but looking back can provide clues. WTOP examines the snowiest and least-snowy winters recorded in the D.C. area, and offers an explanation of some of the variables that determine whether the area gets buried or gets off easy.
A Washington D.C. winter rarely sees 15.4 inches of snow, but that’s the city’s average annual snowfall. Washingtonians are more used to the two extremes: scarcely any, or way too much.
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