cold weather

Montgomery County Water Rescue Team training on a frozen Potomac pond. (Photo by Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Md. Fire Department Gives Tips on Winter Water Safety

The Montgomery County Fire Department is warning people about the dangers of ice-covered waterways during this cold snap.


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Tips on Winterizing Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

Those drafts in your house are a lot more noticeable during the arctic blast our area has been experiencing lately.


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Stranded on a Snowy Highway? Here’s What To Do

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:


Homeless people try to stay warm at the Metro station in downtown D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Gray Activates ‘Cold Emergency Plan’

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray activated the city’s “Cold Emergency Plan” ahead of frigid, dangerous weather Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.


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Hypothermia Alert Issued for D.C.; Shelters Prepare

Temperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.


Prince George's Police cruiser (Photo from Prince George's County Police Department)

Police Investigating Man Found Dead Outside

Prince George’s County Police are continuing to investigate whether the death of a man found behind an Oxon Hill business Tuesday is weather-related.


A man braves the frigid temperature as he walks near Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 7, 2014. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Deep Freeze Not Yet Over for D.C. Region

The brutal polar air that has made the Washington region shiver over the past few days is on its way out, but sub-freezing temperatures remain.


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Dressing for Frigid Temps to Avoid Frostbite, Hypothermia

Bone-chilling temperatures are making their way to the Washington region this week, and if you need to leave your toasty-warm homes over the next few days, wearing layers of clothing will help to protect from the bitter cold.



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