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Accuweather Winter Forecast Predicts More Bitter Cold and SnowResidents of the mid-Atlantic should prepare themselves for the second straight winter of snow and extreme cold, according to winter predictions from Accuweather.
More Severe Weather Before Unseasonably Cool Mid-WeekThe D.C.-Baltimore region could be in for an unusual cool down this week - but don't pull out the scarf and jacket just yet.
Maryland Announces $20M in Utility Bill Help Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.
Record Number of Snowy Owls Migrating to the Region a Treat For Scientists, Bird WatchersTurns out the polar vortex isn't the only thing from the north that invaded the U.S. this year. Snowy owls, the majestic white birds that spend summers in the Arctic, have flown south in record numbers this year, according to naturalist Scott Weidensaul.
White House: Extreme Cold Doesn't Disprove Global WarmingA new video released by the White House states that the extreme cold dominating much of the U.S. this week doesn’t disprove global warming.
'Polar Vortex' Leads To Record Energy Usage In Va.Dominion Virginia Power says it met a record winter peak demand for electricity from its 2.4 million customers while cold arctic air blasted the region earlier this week.
Polar Vortex Shatters Record Low Temperatures Across VirginiaThe Polar Vortex shattered record low temperatures across the state of Virginia.
Low Temps Lead to Burst Pipes at D.C. Hospital, Reagan Airport Flooding caused by leaking pipes affected by the extreme cold disrupted operations at a D.C.-area hospital and airport.
BWI, Dulles Break Decades-Old Record Low The National Weather Service says the temperature has set new record lows at both Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International and Dulles International airports.
AAA Reports Jump in Aid Calls in Va. Due to Cold Roadside assistance calls to AAA Mid-Atlantic are up in Virginia because of cold temperatures.
Polar Vortex: Matt Valdez Licks Pole, Tongue SticksCrazy weather makes people do crazy things. The Polar Vortex drove Junkies' producer Matt Valdez to lick the flagpole in front of the radio station, just to see if it would stick. Here's pic & video evidence.
Montgomery County Schools Face Frigid BacklashOfficials with Montgomery County Public Schools are facing backlash from parents, students and some teachers after a decision was made to open schools on time despite a frigid cold front setting all-time record low temperatures across the region.