Capital Weather Gang: Holidays


Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Reflecting on MLK’s legacy through the lens of weather and climate

President of meteorological society encourages us all to reflect on the goals of MLK Day and serve: somebody probably needs our help.

By Marshall Shepherd  |  09:43 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Weather, Holidays, Latest

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/25/2013

A White Christmas in suburban Washington, D.C.

Without any natural snow on the ground this Christmas, a reader decided to take matters into his own hands.

By Jason Samenow  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Wild weekend weather means tricky Christmas travel in central U.S.

From flash flooding to severe thunderstorms to snow and ice, inclement weather will affect a large part of the central U.S. this weekend.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 12/18/2013

What U.S. cities will have white Christmas dreams realized or shattered?

If you live along a line from Joplin to St. Louis to Chicago to Detroit, and especially to the north and west, you have a great chance of a White Christmas this year.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:33 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, U.S. Weather, Winter Storms

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 12/17/2013

D.C.’s White Christmas chances slim as usual this year; 60s this weekend

Snow chances between now and Christmas look low, and someone in the region could flirt with 70 Sunday.

By Wes Junker  |  02:55 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Long range

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 12/16/2013

What are Washington, D.C.’s historical chances for a White Christmas?

Dreaming of a White Christmas in Washington, D.C.? Dream ten times and once it will become reality.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:52 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Local Climate

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 11/27/2013

2013 to be among Washington, D.C.’s coldest Thanksgivings on record

High temperatures in the mid-30s would place 2013 among D.C.’s ten coldest Thanksgivings since 1871.

By Justin Grieser  |  09:59 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Local Climate

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Devil in details for Thanksgiving week East Coast storm, primed to pester travelers

The exact track of the storm, its timing, and who sees rain, who sees snow, and who sees both are somewhat cloudy.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Winter Storms

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Thanksgiving week East Coast storm could be travel troublemaker

An East Coast storm threatens to produce precipitation, possibly heavy, across the area between Tuesday and Thursday next week.

By Wes Junker  |  02:18 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Snow, Winter Storms

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Weather pattern trends wintry towards Thanksgiving

Cooler than normal temperatures are likely for the period from Sunday, November 24 through December 1. And the pattern is not a dry one.

By Wes Junker  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Latest, Winter Storms