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Posted at 7:00 PM ET, 12/ 9/2010

The D.C. split?

By Jason Samenow

Some Washington weather watchers, including visitors of this blog, will swear to the existence of the "D.C. split". The split scenario occurs when precipitation seems on a collision course with the District only to break apart to the south and north as it closes in.

"D.C. split" adherents will definitely appreciate this comic (h/t Andrew Freedman), courtesy the blog xkcd:

Weather radar comic. Source

By Jason Samenow  | December 9, 2010; 7:00 PM ET
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Those radar images do look familiar.

Posted by: FIREDRAGON47 | December 9, 2010 7:04 PM | Report abuse

xkcd is awesome. i related to that just a little too much...

Posted by: dinergirl1 | December 9, 2010 9:55 PM | Report abuse

Urban Heat Island Effect? :) a stable bubble of air over the Beltway?

Posted by: Camden-CapitalWeatherGang | December 10, 2010 12:08 AM | Report abuse

Haha, that is so true. Thanks for the laugh!

Posted by: oriolesfan2323 | December 10, 2010 7:18 AM | Report abuse

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