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Temperatures struggle to get out of the 30s today, and we stay cold as clouds thicken tomorrow.

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36° /52°
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Midwinter chill has settled in.

This week, the labor organization representing National Weather Service workers began distributing a memo on the Hill describing the public-safety nature of the Weather Service.

It could be 20 to 35 degrees below average for this time of year in the Midwest. From D.C. to New York, daytime highs will struggle to climb out of the 20s.

This cloud's calling card is parallel rows, which distinguishes them from other variations of cumulus.

  • Kathryn Prociv
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  • 1 day ago
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Use all the layers when dressing. Today's wind chills mean business.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 1 day ago
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Today's Arctic front is delivering a bout of real winter to the area.

Some wintry precipitation is possible when the Arctic air enters and exits.

  • Wes Junker
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  • 2 days ago
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Strong to heavy shaking was reported near the epicenter. Over 500,000 people live on the archipelago located east of Papua New Guinea.

The U.S. is packed full of flowing water bodies that collect precipitation and shuffle it back to the oceans.

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At a Glance

Sat.

partlycloudyday
-- /40°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
29° /39°

Mon.

rain
36° /52°
Drop 80%

Tue.

partlycloudyday
35° /47°

Wed.

sleet_rain
34° /43°
Drop 40%

Thu.

partlycloudyday
27° /34°
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

Washington, D.C., Snow Tracker

Current Snow Total
0"
Record Most Snow
(2009-10)
56.1"
Record Least Snow
(1997-98, 1972-73)
0.1"
Last Winter's Snow Total
22.2"

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