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Capital Weather Gang Archive: Extreme Cold

Deep freeze in deep South

While it's been brutally cold in the mid-Atlantic and northeast over the last several days, the coldest weather with respect to average has been occurring in the South. Many locations set or tied record lows this morning.

By Jason Samenow  | December 14, 2010; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Extreme Cold, U.S. Weather  
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Charting 36 wind-chilled hours

The cold is here and it means business. For the next 36 hours, the wind chill index is unlikely to surpass 15 degrees. Early Tuesday and Wednesday mornings the index tanks into the single digits -- to as low as 5 degrees.

By Jason Samenow  | December 13, 2010; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Extreme Cold, Latest  
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Extreme cold to grip eastern U.S. next week

If you thought the cold early this week was bad, just wait until next week. We've been talking about it in our forecasts for days, but let me provide some specifics...

By Jason Samenow  | December 10, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Extreme Cold, Latest  
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Cold blast over interior West to fizzle East

The early season cold snap diving into the Rockies and western Great Plains is stunning. By Wednesday, large portions of that region will experience lows below zero and highs in the single digits.

By Jason Samenow  | November 22, 2010; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Freeze watch for entire metro region tonight

Temperatures inside the beltway and east toward the Bay will flirt with freezing tonight, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a freeze watch for these areas. The following locations are included in the watch: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...BALTIMORE...ANNAPOLIS...WALDORF...ALEXANDRIA...FALLS CHURCH

By Jason Samenow  | November 1, 2010; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Freeze watch for north and west suburbs tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for a large portion of the north and west suburbs tonight into tomorrow morning. Areas under the watch include: Frederick, Montgomery, and Howard counties in Maryland, and Loudoun, Prince William, Fauquier and Fairfax counties in Virginia.

By Jason Samenow  | October 29, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Alerts, Extreme Cold  
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Older Entries in This Category »

A virtual tour of the cold (and not so cold), Andrew Freedman , January 11, 2010
'My Face Hurts It's So Cold', Mike McPhate , January 16, 2009
How to Stay Safe and Warm in Extreme Cold, Capital Weather Gang , January 15, 2009
You Think It's Cold Now? Just Wait., Dan Stillman , January 14, 2009
Weekend Cold Blast: Short But Potent, Matt Ross , February 6, 2008
Just How Cold? Take a Guess..., Jason Samenow , January 20, 2008
Forecast: Wind & Cold To Whip Washington, Jason Samenow , January 20, 2008
 
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