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DC Gets Inch of Snow, Chaos Reigns

Area could see up to 2 feet of snow over the weekend

(Newser) - A predicted blizzard isn't expected to hit Washington, DC, until Friday, but area roads are already a mess. About an inch of snow fell in the region on Wednesday evening, resulting in traffic delays and at least 163 accidents, reports WUSA . A trooper who was responding to a crash... More »

Snow Pounds East Coast Yet Again

DC could see 12 inches; 2K flights canceled

(Newser) - It may be March, but the winter weather isn't over. The East Coast is once again getting pummeled by snow, with Washington, DC, and other mid-Atlantic cities expecting between six and 12 inches, AccuWeather reports. Ice, meanwhile, could reach to Charlotte, NC. Virginia, Tennessee, and Delaware are among states... More »

Fatal Accident Triggers 50-Car Turnpike Crash

Snow blankets NFL games, forces flight cancellations

(Newser) - A powerful storm that crept across the country is dumping a mix of snow, freezing rain, and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and is headed northeast, threatening as much as a foot of snow in sections of Delaware and New Jersey and raising concerns about a messy morning commute. The... More »

Rain, Wind Wallop Snow-Weary Mid-Atlantic

Hundreds of thousands without power after powerful Northeaster

(Newser) - Last month, the Northeast was smothered by blizzards. Now, it's waterlogged by torrential rains. The region mopped up today following a weekend storm complete with high wind and heavy rains that uprooted trees, downed power lines, and flooded some creeks and rivers. Five people died in storm-related accidents, and hundreds... More »

East Braces for Another Big Snowstorm

Mid-Atlantic, still reeling from last storm, could get 20 inches

(Newser) - The Mid-Atlantic, already reeling from this weekend’s snowstorm, is about to be hit with another blast of winter. The huge storm that closed schools from Chicago to Louisville today is set to hit Eastern states this afternoon, dropping as much as 20 inches on Washington, DC, and 18 on... More »

As DC Digs Out, a Surreal Feel

Snowball fights, skiers roam deserted streets of 'Epcot Center version' of city

(Newser) - The flakes have stopped falling, but residents in the Mid-Atlantic region were faced today with the prospect of digging out of more than two feet of snow in some areas. Roads reopened but officials continued to warn residents that highways could be treacherous. Hundreds of thousands of people from Pennsylvania... More »

Snow Paralyzes DC, Mid-Atlantic

Capital could get walloped with 2 1/2 feet as storm rages on

(Newser) - Emergency crews struggled to keep pace with the heavy, wet snow that continued to batter the Mid-Atlantic region today, as the white stuff piled up on roadways, toppled trees, and left hundreds of thousands without electricity. The storm, with 10 inches on the ground at the White House and up... More »

Mid-Atlantic Braces for Massive Snowstorm

30 inches of snow expected for Washington

(Newser) - Shoppers jammed aisles and emptied stores of milk, bread, and shovels today as a massive snowstorm blew into the mid-Atlantic region. Forecasters predicted a record 30 inches or more for Washington, DC—which last saw at least 28 inches of snow in 1922—and authorities already were blaming the storm... More »

Blame El Niño for Recent Storms

Strongest warm-water phenomenon in a decade drenches coasts

(Newser) - The strongest El Niño in more than a decade is the culprit behind the wretched weather bombarding much of the country this winter, from the snowstorms that buried the mid-Atlantic states in December to the rains that drenched California last month. “Ocean temperatures are somewhere upwards of two... More »

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