The National Weather Service is increasing its snow forecast for far western Maryland.
The Washington area is bracing for the coldest temperatures so far this season.
The District of Columbia government is making sure it’s ready for a snowstorm. About 700 plow drivers are expected to participate.
The D.C. Council is holding a hearing on the city’s snow readiness plans. Meteorologists are expected to testify along with the director of public works, who will outline the department’s snow removal operations plan.
The Farmers’ Almanac is using words like “piercing cold,” ”bitterly cold” and “biting cold” to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super Bowl in years will be a messy “Storm Bowl.”
The spring snow is not expected to affect Washington’s famous cherry blossoms.
People waiting to attend to gay marriage cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court have been undeterred by snow falling in the nation’s capital.
Spring is just days away but winter made one last statement Monday morning.
An unpredictable winter storm that buried parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions with snow but barely laid a glove on Washington was bound early Thursday for New England.
Federal offices are open Thursday, one day after being shuttered for a snowstorm that largely spared the immediate Washington area.