On the evening of August 19, 1969 the Mid-Atlantic’s deadliest hurricane disaster of the 20th century unfolded just 120 miles from Washington, D.C.
We’ve grown so used to warnings three or four more days ahead of time that a hurricane is headed our way that it’s hard to imagine a time when hurricanes hit with no warning whatsoever.
An examination of the threat of tropical tempests in the Mid-Atlantic, looking back at history
Thirty years ago today, a violent blast of cold air crashed down from a thunderstorm's clouds above Andrews Air Force Base.
A hot and humid airmass set the stage for a destructive thunderstorm and possible tornado that tore through the District 100 years ago, July 30, 1913.
Working on the boardwalk during May weekends and being an avid weather-watcher, I waited with anticipation—and some amusement—for the sudden exodus from the beach.
The story of how a young writer's coverage of D.C.'s 1922 Knickerbocker Theatre disaster catapulted him into prominence in the world of journalism.
As the city’s National Cherry Blossom Festival continues, I thought I might trace how recent weather changes have affected the blooming dates of the Tidal Basin’s "Somei-Yoshino" cherry trees.