Winter

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Handlers: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Longer Winter

The handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he’s forecasting six more weeks of what already has felt like a brutally long and cold winter.

02/02/2014

Canadian Geese fly near a Washington Metropolitan Police air boat traveling on the frozen Potomac River, Jan. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Maryland Ice Breakers Clearing Chesapeake Waterways

This winter’s chilly weather has crews breaking up ice on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries for the first time in years.

01/29/2014

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Dressing for Frigid Temps to Avoid Frostbite, Hypothermia

Bone-chilling temperatures are making their way to the Washington region this week, and if you need to leave your toasty-warm homes over the next few days, wearing layers of clothing will help to protect from the bitter cold.

01/05/2014

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Destination: Stockholm

If you appreciate delicious food paired with locally-distilled spirits, Instagram-worthy waterside views, and stunningly attractive locals, add Stockholm, Denver to your travel bucket list.

12/25/2013

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Gov. McDonnell Advises Virginians to Prepare for Storm

Gov. Bob McDonnell is urging Virginians to prepare for a possible major ice storm.

12/06/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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Woolly Bears Predict Mild Winter in Mid-Atlantic

Officials of the nation’s second-oldest almanac say the markings on woolly bear caterpillars suggest a relatively mild winter in the Mid-Atlantic region.

11/18/2013

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Ask An Expert: 5 Tips to Winterize Your Closet

Unless you have a closet that rivals the size of a small bedroom, the changing of the seasons usually means reorganizing.

10/14/2013

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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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