Latest Washington DC Weather
The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday, closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing people to pull their hoods and scarves tight to protect exposed skin from nearly instant frostbite.
The Washington area got hit with its second blast of winter weather in three days Tuesday, shutting down federal agencies and most public school school systems in the D.C. area.
The D.C. area is in-line for a wintry mix, as snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected to mix with cold temperatures throughout the day on Sunday.
The Washington area is bracing for the coldest temperatures so far this season.
Weather experts are warning that the destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is just the beginning of increasingly violent cyclones to come as a result of rising ocean temperatures.
A study of a dozen of 2012’s wildest weather events found that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of about half of them.
This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is assuring Oklahoma’s governor that the Obama administration will provide all possible help to the state after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs.
Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.