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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, visitors will be discouraged from going to the Tidal Basin but the National Cherry Blossom Festival is organizing other events to celebrate the bloom.

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Wind chills try for the teens tonight. Temperatures are close to 10 degrees below normal tomorrow.

The days get longer and warmer, but the potential for severe thunderstorms grows.

Hayhoe, a well-known climate researcher and communicator, will still continue in academia.

It was also a stormy month. Yet, somehow, snowfall was still below average.

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Gusts could top 40 mph north of the District.

A few hours of dense fog is possible before more rain moves in after midnight.

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The Air Force Reserve and NOAA operate fleets in latter half of their service lives.

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Showers are steadiest today during the morning into early afternoon, then becoming more spotty in nature.

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The wet weekend continues with more rain arriving overnight.

  • Greg Porter
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Snow has been known to fall with temperatures near the ground above 40 or even 45 degrees.

Our pattern is stuck in a rainy mode the next few days.

Still, it looks like we will be skiing easily into the middle of March and longer for some of the high-country resorts.

A widespread inch or more falls through Sunday. But there may be some drier moments, as well.

Some places have seen 90-degree increases in temperature while snowpack is vanishing.

Expect some big swings in temperatures though, including some cold shots.

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The iceberg cleaved off the Brunt Ice Shelf in such a way that it did not threaten a British research station set up on top of the ice floe.

Meteorologists have noticed storms forming earlier in the year over the last decade.

Temperatures are mild through the weekend, despite increasing dampness.

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A winter weather advisory was quickly upgraded to a warning as snow totals stacked up.

It's feeling a bit like spring these days. There's even some tree pollen!

Thinning and displaced ice have resulted in multiple fatalities and rescues in the past two weeks.

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After a slow start, tornado season could roar to life with possible outbreaks in the South and Southeast.

Sunday is probably the rainier of the weekend days

  • David Streit
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Temperatures get knocked back toward where they should be in late February.

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Current snow:
5.4"
Average season-to-date snow:
14.4"
Average seasonal snow:
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Record most snow:
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56.1"
Record least snow:
(1997-98, 1972-73)
0.1"
Last year's snow:
0.6"