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The boring weather map is highly unusual, especially at this time of year, when large winter storms tend to prowl the country.

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While notable, the intensity of the cold is tamer than it was several decades ago, which experts link to climate change.

The maximum observed snow amounts were roughly 5 inches

Temperatures jump back into the 50s, after today’s wintry jolt.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Snow is missing us to the south. But we’re still dealing with a taste of winter to end the workweek.

Drought conditions have crept back into California due to lackluster rainfall at the typical peak of the state's wet season.

  • Diana Leonard
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Only March can save the city from snowfall futility.

Up to 6 inches of snow is possible in the heaviest bands, with disruptions likely in Richmond, Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., among other areas.

Milder temperatures return this weekend and abundant sunshine is a reason to get out and enjoy.

  • David Streit
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Another dose of winter is in town. Any notable snow should stay well south.

On the day before the storm, considerable uncertainty remains.

The scene resembled an eye in the sky and indicated the presence of supercooled water droplets.

Both the polar vortex and the Arctic Oscillation are near record territory right now.

Can't rule out a dusting or so as we get into tomorrow evening, although it's also possible the system completely misses us to the south. Either way we're milder again by the weekend.

Breezes kick up a bit tomorrow, but we stay warmer than normal.

Spring flooding is underway, despite the fact that it's still winter.

At least three have died from the flooding unleashed by the storm.

  • Matt Rogers
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anyone seeking legitimate winter cold and snow best look elsewhere.

Storm Dennis dumped more than a month's worth of rain in parts of Wales, flooding towns and prompting evacuations.

Tomorrow's weather will be much like today's, with mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures.

  • Greg Porter
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Making predictions for this season was particularly challenging.

Can’t rule out a brief shower today, but shower chances return by Tuesday.

  • Brian Jackson
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The storm packs winds to hurricane force, waves 100 feet tall and has turned deadly in the U.K.

Winter-time temperatures only stuck around for just over 24 hours.

  • Greg Porter
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Fri.

sunny_clear
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Sat.

sunny_clear
27° /52°

Sun.

sunny_clear
35° /55°

Mon.

rain
35° /55°
Drop 30%

Tue.

rain
45° /60°
Drop 70%

Wed.

rain
43° /54°
Drop 50%
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Washington, D.C., Snow Tracker

Current snow:
0.6"
Average season-to-date snow:
13.2"
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:
16.9"

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