Two of our three local airports fell below 32 this morning, coming within a degree or two of record lows for the date.
Like a bad dream, winter 2013-2014 is back. The freezing mark is back in play again tonight before we struggle back toward spring.
The mercury continues to plunge this evening and lingering rain may briefly change to sleet and/or snow before ending by midnight.
An exceptionally strong cold front barreling towards the East Coast has established a track record of shifting the seasonal feel from summer to winter in a matter of hours.
After this resilient winter, I can’t blame my fellow gardeners for wanting to get out there and get planting. But with a freeze warning in effect tonight, there are things to consider.
Skies parted just enough for brief moments to allow the patient and persistent early risers to see the spectacle, even in the D.C. metro region.
Showers and periodic rain are likely today, and we've got a late-season freeze ahead tonight. It'll take a few days to warm back up, but not too long.
Given three of the last four days hit 80 degrees or higher in the city, tomorrow's cold front might feel like a slap in the face.
Last week Sen. Richard Shelby remarked that observations from the satellite constellation COSMIC-2 are only “nice to have.” Nothing could be further from the truth.
By Richard Anthes and Thomas Bogdan |
Washington will need a clear morning to see the bright full moon bloom into a radiant red orb for the total lunar eclipse. It will be the first of four total lunar eclipses between now and autumn 2015.