Latest from Jason Samenow

Abnormally chilly weather to hover over D.C., may delay cicada outburst

Highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s may hold off a mass cicada emergence for one to two more weeks
  • May 6, 2021

Europe shivered through coldest April in decades, and it’s not relenting

The United Kingdom saw its coldest average low temperature in April since 1922.
  • May 6, 2021

How a tornadic storm tore through West Virginia and parts of northern Maryland Monday

An unexpected twister also hit Virginia's Northern Neck.
  • May 5, 2021

A few cicadas have emerged, but the swarm remains underground

We may have to wait until next week to see the insects arrive in great numbers.
  • May 5, 2021

Storms exit D.C. area after producing heavy rain, strong winds and stunning skies

Intense wind gusts brought down trees and wires in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • May 4, 2021

NOAA unveils new U.S. climate ‘normals’ that are warmer than ever

Drawing from the latest decade of weather data, the new normals are a reflection of climate change.
  • May 4, 2021

Tornadic storm sweeps from near Charles Town, W. Va., through northern Maryland

Damage, collapsed structures reported in Jefferson County, W. Va. Damage also reported in Frederick County, Md.
  • May 3, 2021

Friday’s windstorm and its 60 mph gusts were remarkable for late April in Washington

Washington clocked its strongest April wind gust since at least 1998.
  • May 1, 2021

Burst of wind leaves behind downed trees and wires, with very gusty night ahead

Gusts topping 50 mph remain possible through this evening, which may cause more downed trees, power outages
  • Apr 30, 2021