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Capital Weather Gang Archive: Alerts

Alert: "Dangerous" travel around rush hour

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Storm Warning over the immediate metro area and now includes the District as well as Fairfax, Prince William, southern Fauquier, and Stafford counties in Va. and Anne Arundel and Prince George's county in Maryland. Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's county remain under a Winter Weather Advisory. The Warning is in effect through 4 a.m. for the potential for 5-10 inches of snow. It is also warning about "dangerous" travel conditions developing around 4 p.m. with snowfall rates of 2 inches per hour.

By Jason Samenow  | January 26, 2011; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (228)
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Winter storm warning issued for N & W suburbs

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Montgomery, Howard, and Frederick counties in Maryland and Loudoun and northern Fauquier counties in Virginia from 7 a.m. this morning through 4 a.m. Thursday morning. It is forecasting 4-8 of snow in this area with the possibility of greater amounts in the higher terrain. For the District and points south and east, the NWS has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 10 a.m. this morning through 4 a.m. Thursday morning.

By Jason Samenow  | January 26, 2011; 4:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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AM update: Winter Storm Watch for N & W suburbs

The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Watch for the north and west suburbs from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night. Counties in the watch include Frederick, Carroll, northern Baltimore, Harford, and Montgomery in Md. and Rappahannock, Loudoun and northern Fauquier in Va. The watch indicates the potential for five inches or more of snow.

By Jason Samenow  | January 25, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (171)
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Winter Weather Advisory up for D.C. & vicinity

The entire region is now under a Winter Weather Advisory effective 4 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

By Dan Stillman  | January 10, 2011; 9:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (62)
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Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory posted; accumulation possible tonight/tomorrow

With the details of this developing storm yet to fully crystallize, one might be tempted to call this a "wait and see" situation. But we do have some confidence that there will be some snow tomorrow, possibly significant, and that conditions will generally deteriorate as you head northeast.

CWG's Accumulation Map & Full Forecast

By Capital Weather Gang  | December 25, 2010; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (270)
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Tornado watch until 10 a.m. for metro region

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a tornado watch until 10 a.m. for the entire metro region. Specifically, the watch includes: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND NORTHERN VIRGINIA FAR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA COASTAL WATERS

By Dan Stillman and Jason Samenow  | December 1, 2010; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Severe thunderstorms departing metro region, Jason Samenow , November 17, 2010
Freeze watch for north and west suburbs tonight, Jason Samenow , October 29, 2010
Initial storms exit, tornado watch scaled back, Jason Samenow , October 27, 2010
Tornado watch until 3 a.m. for metro region, Jason Samenow , October 26, 2010
Flash Flood Warning for entire metro region, Jason Samenow , September 30, 2010
Tornado warning for Howard Co. until 12:45 p.m., Jason Samenow , September 27, 2010
A new work week, another severe t'storm watch , Capital Weather Gang , August 16, 2010
Quieter night ahead, still more rain for some, Capital Weather Gang , August 12, 2010
Severe storms crossing D.C. metro area, Capital Weather Gang , August 5, 2010
Strong thunderstorms slowly moving southeast, Ian Livingston , July 29, 2010
Severe Thunderstorm Watch into evening, Capital Weather Gang , June 24, 2010
Severe Thunderstorm Watch through the evening, Capital Weather Gang , April 25, 2010
High Wind Watch tonight through Friday afternoon, Capital Weather Gang , February 25, 2010
Weather Service: Don't drive in this..., Jason Samenow , February 10, 2010
Alert: Serious snow/wind a risk late Tues into Wed, Jason Samenow , February 8, 2010
Alert: Blizzard Warning for immediate metro area, Jason Samenow , December 19, 2009
Alert: Weekend snow threat growing, Jason Samenow , December 16, 2009
Strong to Severe Storms Moving Through, Ian Livingston , August 21, 2009
Strong to Severe Storms Pounding Parts of Area, Capital Weather Gang , July 31, 2009
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Into Evening, Dan Stillman , July 26, 2009
Early Morning Severe Storms Rocking Area, Jason Samenow , June 9, 2009
Alert: Flood Warning for Much of Metro Area, Capital Weather Gang , June 5, 2009
Strong to Severe Storms Finish Off the Week , Capital Weather Gang , May 29, 2009
Alert: Very Heavy Snow Next 1-2 Hours, Jason Samenow , March 2, 2009
Light Snow Develops Over Parts of Area, Camden Walker , February 4, 2009
Winter Storm Watch Issued for Metro Area, Jamie Jones , January 26, 2009
Alert: Chance of Light Snow Tomorrow, Jason Samenow , January 18, 2009
Alert: Tornado Watch Through Early Evening, Dan Stillman , November 15, 2008
Thunderstorms Sweeping Through to the South, Jason Samenow , August 10, 2008
Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 P.M., Dan Stillman , August 2, 2008
Alert: Watch, Warnings Issued as Storms Move In, Capital Weather Gang , July 22, 2008
Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 2 A.M., Capital Weather Gang , June 30, 2008
Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 P.M., Capital Weather Gang , June 27, 2008
Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued, Jason Samenow , June 22, 2008
Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 9 P.M., Capital Weather Gang , June 16, 2008
Alert: Another Round of Severe Storms, Jamie Jones , June 4, 2008
Tornado Watch Issued; Storms Approach, Capital Weather Gang , June 4, 2008
Alert: Flood Watch for Sunday Night, Jason Samenow , May 10, 2008
Alert: Heavy Rain, Storms Affecting Metro Area, Jason Samenow , April 20, 2008
Alert: Winter Storm Warning Issued, Ian Livingston , February 21, 2008
Alert: Winter Storm Watch Issued, Jason Samenow , February 20, 2008
Alert: Advisory Upgraded to Ice Storm Warning, Jason Samenow , February 12, 2008
Alert: Potomac Primary Problematic Precipitation, Jason Samenow , February 11, 2008
Alert: New Record Highs, Capital Weather Gang , February 6, 2008
Alert: Unexpected Midday Showers, Capital Weather Gang , January 29, 2008
Alert: Rain Arrives Ahead of Schedule, Jason Samenow , January 29, 2008
Alert: Wintry Weather Risk Fading, Ian Livingston , January 22, 2008
Alert: Winter Weather Advisory for Tuesday, Matt Ross , January 21, 2008
Alert: Snow Showers or Flurries Likely, Jason Samenow , January 19, 2008
Alert: Accumulation Coming to an End, Dan Stillman , January 17, 2008
Alert: Snow Continues at Steady Clip, Dan Stillman , January 17, 2008
Alert: Here Comes the Snow, Ian Livingston , January 17, 2008
Alert: Snow Confidence Increasing, Jason Samenow , January 16, 2008
Alert: Winter Weather Advisory Tomorrow, Dan Stillman , January 16, 2008
Alert: Snow Flurries and Squalls Moving Through, Ian Livingston , January 15, 2008
Alert: Sunday PM Storm Mainly Rain, Jason Samenow , January 12, 2008
Alert: On the Edge of Sunday Night Storm, Jason Samenow , January 12, 2008
Alert: Sunday Night Storm Odds Increasing, Jason Samenow , January 11, 2008
Alert: Higher Sunday/Monday Storm Threat, Ian Livingston , January 10, 2008
 
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