The Washington Post

Cold air has reestablished itself and maintains a strong grip through Friday.

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Today in Weather History

Earthquake, 1811: A tremor estimated at 8.0 on the Richter scale in New Madrid, Mo. was so powerful that it rang church bells in Washington, DC.