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Thursday winter storm: Snow map, timeline, and answers to frequent questions

Snow may be heavy at times during the day Thursday, with substantial accumulations expected - ranging from about 4-10 inches depending on where you live.

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    New ‘Consumer Reports’ for Common Core finds learning materials lacking

    New ‘Consumer Reports’ for Common Core finds learning materials lacking

    Non-profit analyzes first batch of Common Core math textbooks and finds just one series properly aligned.

    Thursday winter storm: Snow map, timeline, and answers to frequent questions

    Thursday winter storm: Snow map, timeline, and answers to frequent questions

    Snow may be heavy at times during the day Thursday, with substantial accumulations expected - ranging from about 4-10 inches depending on where you live.

    “Housing first” approach works for homeless, study says

    The strategy offers social support but emphasizes finding secure shelter in the community first.

    Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken is coming to Falls Church

    Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken is coming to Falls Church

    The second location of the popular D.C. shop is scheduled to open this summer.

    Loudoun County and Fauquier County home sales

    Listings of homes sold recently in Loudoun and Fauquier counties.

    D.C. public, private, charter schools gear up for DCSAA tournament

    D.C. public, private, charter schools gear up for DCSAA tournament

    BASKETBALL | St. John’s boys, Georgetown Visitation girls are top seeds as D.C. state tournament gets underway this week.

    Loudoun County crime report

    Reports from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police.

    Loudoun County Animal Watch

    Recent reports received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services.

    Loudoun County community calendar, March 5-12, 2015

    History programs, book clubs, a Loudoun Symphony concert and an arts and crafts show.

    Review

    Pinea review: New W Hotel restaurant needs tastes you can count on

    Pinea review: New W Hotel restaurant needs tastes you can count on

    Inconsistency is the most reliable feature of the cooking at Barry Koslow’s new perch.

    D.C. home sales

    A listing of homes sold recently in the District.

    D.C. crime report

    These were among incidents reported by D.C. police.

    D.C. Council agenda

    Meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week.

    Going Out Guide

    Going Out Guide

    Entertainment Events in Montgomery County, March 5-11

    Montgomery County Animal Watch

    False alarm about goats; Boston terrier gets stuck outside; dog and cat adoption services.

    Killing Purple Line would be radical step

    Killing Purple Line would be radical step

    Big highway and transit projects are always controversial, always over budget and always built.

    A look at the Washington area’s most expensive houses for sale

    A look at the Washington area’s most expensive houses for sale

    An indoor batting cage, a heated garage, nine bedrooms and 15 bathrooms are among the features.

    Five start-ups chosen for Northern Virginia cybersecurity program

    Five start-ups chosen for Northern Virginia cybersecurity program

    The companies will receive money, mentorship for taking part in the MACH37 accelerator program.

    LGBT, Mormon groups in Utah to announce compromise anti-discrimination measure

    LGBT, Mormon groups in Utah to announce compromise anti-discrimination measure

    The measure generally bans discrimination in housing and employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Video

    Video purportedly shows suspect in NSA, ICC shootings

    Video purportedly shows suspect in NSA, ICC shootings

    Police in Anne Arundel County posted a video Wednesday on its Facebook page showing a car that was allegedly involved in a shooting at Arundel Mills mall. The suspect also is believed to be involved in shootings at a National Security Agency building and into traffic on the Intercounty Connector in Maryland.

    MARC train delays because of ice

    MARC trains are likely to run late, officials said because of icy conditions

    Frankly … Pizza! is worth the trip to Kensington, Md.

    Frankly … Pizza! is worth the trip to Kensington, Md.

    In 2011, Frank Linn started selling pizzas at Montgomery County, Md., farmers markets out of a wood-burning oven latched to his SUV. Last July, he opened Frankly … Pizza! in Kensington, Md.

    A tale of two lasagnas

    A tale of two lasagnas

    Filomena and Fiola serve two completely different styles of lasagna, each based on recipes from distinct regions of Italy.

    Suspect in U-Va. student Hannah Graham’s death to appear in court

    Suspect in U-Va. student Hannah Graham’s death to appear in court

    Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 33, is scheduled to appear in person in Albemarle County on Wednesday.

    Tonight’s models favor moderate to substantial snowstorm for D.C. area on Thursday

    Tonight’s models favor moderate to substantial snowstorm for D.C. area on Thursday

    After reviewing this evening’s models, we have concluded 4-8 inches of snow Thursday seems most likely in the immediate metro area.

    Oakton, Madison advance to 6A North region girls title game

    Oakton, Madison advance to 6A North region girls title game

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Maddie Royle helps guide Oakton into the Virginia 6A North region final while Kelly Koshuta powers Madison past Chantilly; Tuscarora rallies past Potomac in the 5A North.

    George Mason’s run ends against Brunswick in Virginia 2A East semifinal

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL | The Mustangs are done in by a rough third quarter and fall one game short of the state tournament.

    Fairfax board votes to increase salaries for county supervisors

    Board members approved measure to raise salaries to $95,000 per year from $75,000

    Physical Panthers stop Stone Bridge

    Physical Panthers stop Stone Bridge

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Well-traveled Armond Griebe scores a game-high 14 points to help No. 12 Potomac get past the No. 10 Bulldogs in the Va. 5A North region semifinals.

    Alexandria city manager proposes no tax rate increase

    Many homeowners are likely to see higher tax bills due to assessment increases but no new taxes or fees.

     

    Fairfax County considers new information policy in police shootings

    After long delay in John Geer case, Fairfax ponders proposal for release of names, monthly updates.

    Bipartisan bill to review Iran deal is now looking a lot less bipartisan

    Key Democratic senators drop support for bill after Mitch McConnell takes bill to Senate floor.

    Earlier crash temporarily closed part of US-29 in Fairfax

    US-29 in Fairfax closed in part because of crash. Drivers should avoid the area.

    Killing Purple Line would be radical step

    Big highway and transit projects are always controversial, always over budget and always built.

    MARC train delays because of ice

    MARC trains are likely to run late, officials said because of icy conditions

    Some drivers beat the boot by illegal means

    They use saws, tools and other tricks to escape its grasp; authorities do not like this.

    Freezing temperatures means potholes popping up on area roads

    Use the Post’s pothole tracker to report a problem on your street.

    Drivers, walkers feeling weight of winter

    Blurred pavement markings and snow-covered sidewalks add to travel hazards.

    Rahn wins Md. Senate committee vote to lead Transportation Department

    The panel grilled Pete K. Rahn over the future of the state’s Purple and Red Line light-rail projects.

    Man falls between two Metro cars and escapes unharmed

    On Sunday night, Marco Pieri witnessed a near-disaster at the Mt. Vernon Square Metro stop. But the experience left him wondering: what is a bystander supposed to do if another passenger falls into the path of a moving train?

    Smoky conditions at Metro Center caused by light fixture problem

    Bad light fixture at Metro Center stop creates smoky conditions.

    Netanyahu, protesters on Capitol Hill could create traffic woes

    The Israeli prime minister’s motorcade could create temporary delays.

    Public transit on the ropes

    Will Hogan and Bowser follow Arlington County in cutting transit expansion?

    Some Metro board members want to refocus search for new system chief

    Officials say a recent setback in the hunt for a general manager could be a blessing in disguise.

    FAA computers vulnerable to hackers, GAO report says

    A system that controls thousands of planes in flight could be disrupted by terrorists, criminals or foreign nations.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    This clothes-shopping advice from 1960 is as useful today as it was 50 years ago.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    COLUMN | The D.C. Council’s approval of emergency legislation “is nonsense,” says one advocate.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    A year after the 8-year-old vanished, the old D.C. General Hospital where she lived is still a shameful place for families.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    A school for boys of color would ease a dialogue about the world around them, of which the playwright wrote.

    Photo Galleries

    Remnants of the war

    Experts are combing through items that have been left at the Vietnam Wall over the years for a planned education display.

    It’s all business at D.C.’s ‘Cannabis Academy’

    City hosts a two-day expo to teach attendees how to make greenbacks from pot’s legalization.

    A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

    The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

    Sentencing of Maureen McDonnell

    Former first lady has been convicted of conspiring to sell the prestige of the governor’s office in exchange for loans.

    The polar vortex makes a comeback

    Washington-area residents prepare for more cold weather, as Friday’s temperatures promise to be extreme.

    Obama chooses Joseph Clancy as new Secret Service chief

    Obama has named his acting director and trusted former detail leader as the new permanent leader of the Secret Service.

    Snowstorm Octavia hits Washington area

    The nation’s capital clears out from another round of snow.

    14 couples say ‘I do’ on Feb. 14 in D.C. court

    Superior Court opens its doors on a weekend to perform weddings for the first time in decades.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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