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  • In the coldest village on earth, eyelashes freeze, dinner is frozen and temperatures sink to -88F January 17, 2018
    In this remote outpost in Siberia, the cold is no small affair. Eyelashes freeze; frostbite is a constant danger; and cars are usually kept running even when not being used, lest their batteries die in temperatures that average minus-58 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, according to news reports. This is Oymyakon, a settlement of some […]
    Eli Rosenberg
  • P.M. Update: Patchy light snow and flurries overnight, little or no accumulation January 17, 2018
    * Winter weather advisory 9 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday | SchoolCast and FedCast * 10:30 p.m. update For a lot of the D.C. metro region, this event has all the hallmarks of a bust. The snow is drying out as it works toward the metro region with only some very light activity well […]
    Ian Livingston
  • SchoolCast and Fedcast for Wednesday January 16, 2018
    4:40 p.m. update: With the latest information suggesting the low-end of our snow projections – closer to a coating than 2 inches – we want to stress delays are not a given and closings now seem increasingly unlikely. Bottom line: Do your homework! Original post It’s been a very cold winter with not much snow […]
    Jason Samenow
  • Some nuisance light snow likely tonight, but more to the north and south January 16, 2018
    * Winter weather advisory 9 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday | SchoolCast and FedCast * A weather system zipping toward the East Coast will brush the region with snow tonight and could cause some slippery travel through Wednesday morning’s commute. Some delays are possible, but the worst conditions will be a good deal to the […]
    Jason Samenow and Wes Junker
  • How this fascinating, needlelike ice formed in the D.C. region last night January 16, 2018
    On Monday night, the temperature in Warrenton, Va., dropped to around 26 degrees. But the humidity was high. Fog developed around 3 a.m., to produce this magical scene. There are a few types of crazy-looking frost that can form on very humid, cold nights. Soft rime ice has a clear tell — it looks like […]
    Angela Fritz
  • D.C.-area forecast: Light snow tonight into Wednesday, warmer by the weekend January 16, 2018
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern Maryland, including Frederick County. TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 5/10: Gray day, but warmer situation and snow anticipation. EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy, chance of light snow late. Highs: 37-43. Tonight: Light snow. Lows: […]
    Matt Rogers
  • Snow begins Tuesday evening in the D.C. region — a dusting to 2 inches possible January 16, 2018
    Wes Junker
  • D.C.-area forecast: Cold through midweek, with light snow likely Tuesday night and Wednesday January 15, 2018
    TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. 3/10: Either snow (a lot), or bring on spring already. I have no use for dry and cold. EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Increasing clouds, chance of p.m. flurries. Highs: Near 30. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Lows: 20-25. Tomorrow: Mostly […]
    Jason Samenow
  • PM Update: Clear and cold tonight. Increasing clouds and chilly on the holiday. January 14, 2018
    It was a cold start to our Sunday, with every climate location reporting temperatures in the teens at sunrise. We didn’t warm up very much, either, as we remain under the influence of a large area of arctic high pressure. It’s cold again tonight before we get a good chance at some light snow by […]
    Greg Porter
  • Light snow chance starting to solidify for Tuesday night into Wednesday January 14, 2018
    On Saturday, we reported that the chance of a big snowstorm occurring Tuesday into Wednesday had dropped but that there was still a decent chance of light snow. The newest information supports the chance for snow and suggests a reasonably good chance of at least a little accumulation. “I’ve become increasingly confident we’ll see snow,” said […]
    Jason Samenow

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