Winter

Washington DC Copes With Messy Winter Storm

How to Prepare For Another Blast of Winter

With upwards of a foot of snow forecasted for parts of the region, following these tips can help to prevent the otherwise inevitable headaches with hazardous winter weather conditions.

03/02/2014

Snowplows clear lanes of I-66 in Vienna, Va., on March 3, 2014 after a heavy snowfall. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Blast of Arctic Air Follows Latest Snowstorm

As temperatures remain below freezing around the Washington-Baltimore region a day after another snowstorm, schools and governments in the region remained closed or delayed opening.

03/02/2014

An accident blocks the entrance to I-495 on Connecticut Avenue. (credit: Sam Weiner/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Snow Creates Dangerous Morning Commute, Massive Delays

The second blast of winter weather in as many days is delaying some schools and creating a nightmarish and icy morning commute for drivers in the Washington area.

02/25/2014

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Virginia County Looks To Make Up Lost Snow Time By Slashing Recess

This winter’s weather has caused many D.C.-area school systems to cancel classes far more often than they usually have to.

02/20/2014

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Welcomed Warm Temperatures Will Melt Snow, Ice

The Washington region is in for a reprieve this week from the seemingly nonstop winter weather.

02/18/2014

Going to bat for confused passengers, the government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags so consumers know the true cost of flying. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Airports in D.C.-Baltimore Region Returning to Normal

Operations are returning to normal at the airports serving Washington and Baltimore a day after a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region.

02/14/2014

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Stay At An Igloo Village In Finland

An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.

02/14/2014

A man goes airborne while sledding on a local hill  Feb. 13, 2014 in Manassas, Va. The biggest storm of the season dumped a thick snow blanket on the Washington, D.C. area overnight and early Thursday, shutting down the federal government, local schools, courts and government offices, airports and Metros bus service. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Biggest Snowstorm in Years Gives D.C. Region Snow Day

The nation’s capital and surrounding area shut down Thursday as snow blanketed the region, dumping nearly 9 inches in Washington and more than a foot in other places.

02/13/2014

Massive Blizzard Hits New England

Stroke Risk Tied to Extreme Weather, Cold

There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.

02/12/2014

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Stormy Winter Draws Down Region’s Salt Stockpiles, Budgets

The high number of winter storm threats this season has drawn down the Washington region’s road salt stockpiles to a less-than-ideal level.

02/04/2014

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