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Capital Weather Gang: January 4, 2009 - January 10, 2009

Forecast: Raw Rain, Then Cold to Come

* Top International Weather Events: 2008 | Inauguration Weather: Swearing-In Date Switcheroo * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Afternoon & evening rain. Near 40. | Tonight: Rain ending. Refreeze? Low 29-33. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. Near 40 | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Today's weather won't win a popularity contest as...

By Jason Samenow  | January 10, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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PM Update: Clear Skies to Trend Cloudier

Saturday storm not what snow lovers wish for * InaugurationCast | Top International Weather of 2008 * Webcam: Latest view of D.C. from the Netherlands Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery. Courtesy National Park Service. Refresh page to update. See this image bigger on our Weather Wall. Lots of sun today...

By Ian Livingston  | January 9, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Top International Weather Events: 2008

* The Latest on Tomorrow's Wintry Mix: Full Forecast | InaugurationCast * Guest contributor Robert Henson recently ran down his selection of highest impact U.S. weather events of 2008 (1-5, 6-10), while CWG's Ann Posegate reviewed her choice of last year's top D.C. area weather stories. Weather, of course, knows...

By Steve Tracton  | January 9, 2009; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: Another Wintry Threat by the Wayside?

Tomorrow's accumulation chances small * InaugurationCast | Later: Top International Weather of 2008 * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. Increasing clouds late. Near 40. | Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Upper 20s to low 30s. | Tomorrow: Wintry mix to rain. Mid-to-upper 30s. | Sunday: Becoming mostly sunny. Mid 30s. | A...

By Camden Walker  | January 9, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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InaugurationCast: Can Cold Blast Last?

Testing the limits of long-range forecasts * Wintry Mix Tomorrow? Full Forecast | Capital Weather Gang Turns 1 * Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Forecast Archive What's better than one Inauguration forecast? How 'bout two? Through Jan. 13, CWG's chief and lead meteorologists -- Jason Samenow and...

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 9, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Forecasts  | Tags:  dc weather inauguration, inaugural weather, inauguration forecast, inauguration weather, inauguration weather forecast, weather inauguration  
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Capital Weather Gang Turns 1

* More Sun on Friday: Full Forecast | Swearing-In Date Switcheroo * A year ago today we launched the Capital Weather Gang with one simple goal: To become the No. 1 source for D.C. weather -- rain, snow or shine. How are we doing? Please let us know using the...

By Dan Stillman  | January 8, 2009; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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PM Update: Mainly Clear After Morning Action

Major cold on the horizon? What about snow chances? * Inauguration Weather: Swearing-In Date Switcheroo * Webcam: Latest view of D.C. from the Netherlands Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery. Courtesy National Park Service. Refresh page to update. See this image bigger on our Weather Wall. After early-morning black ice and...

By Ian Livingston  | January 8, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Inauguration Weather: Swearing-In Date Switcheroo

* Wintry Mix Saturday? Express & Detailed Forecast * By Robert Henson Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Latest Inauguration Forecast   InaugurationCast Most of our nation's presidents have taken the oath of office on March 4. It wasn't until 1933 that the 20th Amendment switched the date...

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 8, 2009; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Features  | Tags:  inaugural weather, inauguration weather, inauguration weather and 20th amendment  
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Some Flurries. How Fun!

Just when you least expect it, snow flurries are moving through the D.C. area this morning. Actually, we had this in our forecasts for today every day this week. Until today, of course. Drats! Anyway, don't get too excited -- they won't last long. Any more flakes in the forecast?...

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 8, 2009; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: Sunshine Returns, Big Time Cold Looms?

Wintry mix possible Saturday; Arctic outbreak next week Early risers: watch out for some black ice as lingering puddles may have frozen overnight * Later: Inauguration Weather and the 20th Amendment | Snow Poems * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny; blustery. Low 40s | Tonight: Breezy. Upper 20s | Tomorrow:...

By Josh Larson  | January 8, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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PM Update: Showers Departing

Sunshine returns Thursday along with some wind * InaugurationCast: T-Minus Two Weeks | Snow Lover's Lament: Poems * Radar: Latest D.C. area radar loop shows movement of precipitation over past two hours. Powered by HAMweather. Refresh page to update. Click here to see radar bigger. Or see radar bigger on...

By Ian Livingston  | January 7, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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Snow Lover's Lament: A Series of Poems

Wx and the City * Rain Tapers This Afternoon: Full Forecast | InaugurationCast * In general, I try to accept and embrace any weather. But with no significant snow in the D.C. area so far this winter, and cold rain and ice in its place, I must complain just this...

By Ann Posegate  | January 7, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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InaugurationCast: T-Minus Two Weeks

Testing the limits of long-range forecasts * Rain Tapers This Afternoon: Full Forecast | Later: Snow Poems * Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Forecast Archive What's better than one Inauguration forecast? How 'bout two? Through Jan. 13, CWG's chief and lead meteorologists -- Jason Samenow and Dan...

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 7, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Forecasts  | Tags:  dc weather inauguration, inaugural weather, inauguration forecast, inauguration weather, inauguration weather forecast, weather inauguration  
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Forecast: A Wet Wednesday; Snow Still a No-Show

* Kennedy Inauguration Weather | Later: InaugurationCast and Snow Poems * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Morning rain tapers to scattered p.m. showers. Low 40s. | Tonight: Partly cloudy and breezy. Low 30s. | Tomorrow: Partly sunny and breezy. Near 40. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Another storm and another...

By Dan Stillman  | January 7, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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PM Update: A Few Slick Spots Through Evening

Ice threat wanes overnight, rain continues heavy at times Winter Weather Advisory in effect through 9 a.m. tomorrow N&W of D.C. (includes Loudoun, Montgomery, Howard and Fauquier counties and points N&W) Cold and wet conditions have predominated today, with some icing noted north and west of D.C. By and large,...

By Ian Livingston  | January 6, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
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Update: Light Rain and Patchy Ice Settle In

Late-day travel could be tricky for far north & west burbs Winter Weather Advisory in effect through 9 a.m. tomorrow N&W of D.C. (includes Loudoun, Montgomery, Howard and Fauquier counties and points N&W) Right Now: The morning has come and gone with few problems in the immediate metro area, as...

By Capital Weather Gang  | January 6, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: Icy Challenges Today

Most travel woes well north and west of city Winter Weather Advisory in effect through 9 a.m. tomorrow N&W of D.C. (includes Montgomery, Loudoun, Howard counties and points N&W; advisory discontinued for Fairfax and Prince William County) EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Wintry mix and/or rain. 31-35. | Tonight: Mix to rain....

By Matt Rogers  | January 6, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Will Ice Impact Schools?

Winter Weather Advisory in effect 6 a.m. Tues through 9 a.m. Wed. N&W of D.C. (includes Fairfax, Montgomery and Howard counties and points N&W; excludes Arlington County, Falls Church and Alexandria) * Wintry Mix Targets Area Tuesday: Full Forecast Through Weekend * Temperatures: Current area temperatures. Powered by Weather Bonk....

By Jason Samenow  | January 5, 2009; 9:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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PM Update: Wintry Mix Targets Area Tuesday

Greatest ice threat is N&W of D.C. late in the day Winter Weather Advisory in effect 6 a.m. Tues. through 9 a.m. Wed. N&W of D.C. (includes Fairfax, Montgomery and Howard counties and points N&W; excludes Arlington County, Falls Church and Alexandria) * Inauguration Wx: The Case of Kennedy |...

By Ian Livingston  | January 5, 2009; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
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Inauguration Weather: The Case of Kennedy

A soldier from U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Inaugural Snow Removal Force prepares to move a car abandoned from the snowstorm on the eve of John F. Kennedy's inauguration in 1961. Image courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Latest Inauguration Forecast Inauguration...

By Jason Samenow  | January 5, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Features  | Tags:  dc weather inauguration, inaugural weather, inauguration forecast, inauguration weather, inauguration weather forecast, weather inauguration  
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Forecast: Some Ice Possible Tuesday

Seasonably cold conditions most of the week Winter Storm Watch in effect Tues. afternoon through Wed. morning N&W of D.C. (includes Fairfax, Montgomery and Howard counties and points N&W; excludes Arlington County, Falls Church and Alexandria) * InaugurationCast | Kennedy Inauguration Forecast Bust * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Variably cloudy. 45-50....

By Jason Samenow  | January 5, 2009; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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InaugurationCast: Critiquing Predictions

Testing the limits of long-range predictions Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Forecast Archive   Today's Local Forecast Through January 13, CWG's chief and lead meteorologists -- Jason Samenow and Dan Stillman, respectively -- will provide dueling forecasts for Jan. 20, Inauguration Day. We'll also feature reader predictions....

By Jason Samenow  | January 5, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Inauguration, Inauguration Forecasts  | Tags:  dc weather inauguration, inaugural weather, inauguration forecast, inauguration weather, inauguration weather forecast, weather inauguration  
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InaugurationCast: Weather Gang & El Bombo Battle

Inauguration Links   • Inauguration Central• Weather Features• Forecast Archive   Today's Local Forecast Through January 13, CWG's chief and lead meteorologists -- Jason Samenow and Dan Stillman, respectively -- will provide dueling forecasts for Jan. 20, Inauguration Day. We'll also feature a reader prediction. Starting Jan. 14, we'll shift...

By Jason Samenow  | January 4, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Forecast: Unsettled Weather Returns

Some iciness may develop late Tuesday * Top Five Local Weather Events: 2008 | Weather Ins and Outs for 2009 * Forecast edited at 11:50 a.m. EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. 41-44. | Tonight: Mostly cloudy. 36-39. | Tomorrow: Chance of a.m. rain, then slow clearing....

By Brian Jackson  | January 4, 2009; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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