National Weather Service
The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday’s storms.
Despite initial concerns that Tropical Storm Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won’t cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for much of the D.C. metro region as severe thunderstorms are expected to move through the area Wednesday night.
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.