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Partly sunny and low-to-mid 40s today could be the most comfortable day of the forecast period.

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Temperatures falling back to near or below freezing could cause some icy issues.

The unusual desert snow also visited Sedona, Ariz., because of a strong winter disturbance.

D.C. ends third-longest streak on record without measurable snow, while some models show a significant storm threat Sunday into early next week.

Evacuations were ordered ahead of heavy rains because of heightened risks in the wake of the state’s worst wildfire season.


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The quick-hitting twister in Fultondale, just north of Birmingham, caused extensive damage.

Drizzle and light rain could pose icing problems in our northwestern suburbs during the morning, with a drying trend for the afternoon.

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Precipitation has tapered after a coating of sleet and snow. A period of freezing rain could move through overnight as slick roads and sidewalks remain possible into the morning.

Double-digit amounts are predicted in Omaha and Des Moines.

A potent atmospheric river is expected to bring up to 10 inches of rainfall near the coast, and just as many feet of snow to the mountains.

A coating of snow and sleet could fall around Washington on Monday evening, with greater amounts to the north.

Light rain will transition to a sleet/snow mix late on Monday afternoon.

  • Greg Porter
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After a frigid start, less wind today makes for a marked improvement over yesterday. Tomorrow then brings the first of this week's two possible winter storms.

We should be in for one of the coldest nights of the winter season tonight.

  • Greg Porter
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Thursday’s storm could be a snow producer but models differ substantially in their forecasts.

It's been a very mild January. That's changing in the days ahead.

Expanded terrain, bluebird skies and cold temperatures mean great skiing in the Mid-Atlantic this weekend.

It's feeling like the teens late tonight into early Saturday. Only 30s to near 40 this weekend.

Some iciness is not out of the question mainly north and west of Washington Monday night.

The sun will rise in Utqiagvik, Alaska, for the first time since November, signaling increasing daylight throughout the U.S.

Great Lakes ice coverage during the winter is declining over time because of climate change, but this year is on the extreme end of the scale.

We should stay precipitation-free until at least Sunday night. Then early-week wintry mix?

  • A. Camden Walker
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It's not as cold tonight as last night, but it's also a little cooler tomorrow compared with today.

Deep waters in the Southern Ocean are warming faster than previously known, which may speed the melting of parts of the Antarctica.

The fireworks display was reportedly heard as much as 15 miles away.

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Washington, D.C., Snow Tracker

Current snow:
0.3"
Average season-to-date snow:
7.7"
Average seasonal snow:
15.4"
Record most snow:
(2009-10)
56.1"
Record least snow:
(1997-98, 1972-73)
0.1"
Last year's snow:
0.6"

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