National Weather Service
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the District and parts of Maryland and Virginia.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport broke a 141-year-old record low temperature, reaching 4 degrees.
The National Weather Service says a tornado hit St. Mary’s and Calvert counties in southern Maryland, knocking down trees along an 18-mile path. There were no injuries reported.
The snow storm that buried the mid-Atlantic region brought Washington Dulles International Airport its ninth biggest one-day snowfall on record.
Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead, including a pregnant woman struck by a mini-plow in New York City whose baby was then born by cesarean section in critical condition.
The nation’s capital is bundling up again as another blast of arctic air freezes over the Washington region.
Virginia emergency management officials are planning a statewide tornado drill in March.
The National Weather Service says snowfall records have been broken at the three Washington-area airports.
The Washington region is preparing to dig out and bundle up after a storm that dumped inches of snow gives way to dangerously cold temperatures.
Reston, Virginia is now home to a National Weather Service computer that can make 213 trillion calculations per second, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says will improve forecasts.