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  • PM Update: Wet weather ends tonight, but clouds may not depart until Wednesday afternoon April 25, 2017
    It didn’t rain a whole lot most spots today, but it was persistently damp and breezy. We’ve got a nor’easter on our hands in late April, and instead of dealing the rain/snow line, we’re just wishing for sun and a dry period that lasts more than a few hours. I think that dry period is […]
    Ian Livingston
  • Watch this mesmerizing night sky time-lapse video and ponder the vastness of the universe April 25, 2017
    I believe that at least once a day, we should read or watch something to remind us of our smallness in the universe and the fragility of our planet. It should be something to keep things in perspective and provoke the appropriate amount of wonder — something a little beautiful. So here is today’s beautiful […]
    Angela Fritz
  • Record-challenging heat possible for climate march in Washington on Saturday April 25, 2017
    On the second-to-last-day of what’s destined to be Washington’s warmest April on record, tens of thousands of marchers will congregate on the Mall to call for climate action. And, perhaps as a symbolic point of exclamation, the mercury is predicted to soar to near-record levels. The high temperature forecast for Saturday is 90 degrees — just one degree […]
    Jason Samenow
  • A ‘mega moisture plume’ stretches all the way from southern Japan to Washington state April 25, 2017
    In what will be shocking to zero people in Washington state, a gigantic plume of water vapor stretches from nearly southern Japan all the way to Seattle. It’s just the most recent wet slap in the face the Pacific Northwest has received in its record-wet winter and spring. Many places in the state have gone more […]
    Angela Fritz
  • D.C.-area forecast: Soggy today but drier tomorrow; summer weather returns Thursday April 25, 2017
    TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 2/10: Second day of dreary making us weary EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Periods of rain. Highs: 56-61. Tonight: Showers, light rain. Lows: 52-55. Tomorrow: a.m. drizzle, clearing late. Highs: 70-75. View the current weather conditions at The Washington Post […]
    Matt Rogers
  • PM Update: Remaining rainy through Tuesday April 24, 2017
    Although much of the morning was dry after some overnight rain, it took over the area around midday and has not let up much since. Thanks to the clouds and rain, it’s been a chilly one with highs in the 50s. “Chilly” has been hard to come by here of late, so we’ll take at […]
    Ian Livingston
  • Lumbering storm unloading torrent on Southeast; flooding reported April 24, 2017
    A slow-moving storm system, rich in moisture, has deposited up to half a foot of rain from South Carolina to Tennessee, leading to significant flooding issues. Through midday Monday, reported, the rains had “already forced water rescues, knocked out power to thousands and triggered significant flooding of multiple streets.” Heavy rain has caused flooding and […]
    Jason Samenow
  • April on track to be warmest on record in Washington April 24, 2017
    Even with the recent spate of raw, overcast weather, the District is having its warmest April on record. With another round of summery weather forecast Thursday to Sunday, it is virtually a lock the month will end in the warmest position. Washington’s April temperatures have more closely resembled what’s normal in Memphis. Through Sunday, D.C.’s average April […]
    Jason Samenow
  • This amazing iceberg in Newfoundland comes courtesy of some terrible weather (photos) April 24, 2017
    A towering iceberg, about the same size as the one that brought down the Titanic, is wowing residents and tourists off the coast of Newfoundland. The Canadian Ice Service classified it as “large,” meaning it is between 151 and 240 feet tall and 401 and 670 feet long. The spectacular sight is linked to an […]
    Jason Samenow
  • D.C.-area forecast: Damp and dreary through Tuesday but summerlike sunshine later this week April 24, 2017
    TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 3/10: Yes, we can still use the rain, but this is a dank and depressing day. EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Periods of rain. Highs: 50-55. Tonight: Light rain and drizzle. Lows: 46-50. Tomorrow: Periods of rain. Highs: 55-60. […]
    Jason Samenow

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