Residents of the mid-Atlantic should prepare themselves for the second straight winter of snow and extreme cold, according to winter predictions from Accuweather.
The 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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.
Turns 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.
A 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.
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.
The Polar Vortex shattered record low temperatures across the state of Virginia.
Flooding caused by leaking pipes affected by the extreme cold disrupted operations at a D.C.-area hospital and airport.
The National Weather Service says the temperature has set new record lows at both Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International and Dulles International airports.
Roadside assistance calls to AAA Mid-Atlantic are up in Virginia because of cold temperatures.