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Get There Archive: Weather

Chat on D.C. snow removal

The District's snow team, meaning the departments of transportation and public works, will hold an hour-long online forum starting at 12:30 p.m. Friday to discuss how well they did in cleaning up after the big storms this winter.

By Robert Thomson  |  April 23, 2010; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Advisories , Events , Weather  | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, snowstorm  
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Headaches on the horizon

The Post's Aaron C. Davis reports that the Tidal Basin is difficult to navigate for people intent on seeing the cherry trees in flower. Construction around the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and flooding in the area makes the western half of the basin -- from the Jefferson Memorial to the Roosevelt Memmorial -- unwalkable. Additional construction on the eastern side of the Jefferson Memorial and flooding makes navigation even more difficult.

By Michael Bolden  |  March 29, 2010; 7:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Advisories , Commuting , Safety , Weather  
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Rain causing flight delays

Rainy weather through Tuesday will affect travelers on the roads and in the air in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

By Michael Bolden  |  March 29, 2010; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Advisories , Airports , Commuting , Weather  
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Rain, melt bring minor flooding

Several waterfront sections of Alexandria and Georgetown have experienced minor flooding as the combination of rain and snow melting near the headwaters of the Potomac has sent water surging over the river banks.

By Ashley Halsey  |  March 15, 2010; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Advisories , Congestion , Driving , Safety , Weather , highways  
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Flooding closes Frederick roads

Frederick County officials say small stream flooding has forced the closure of two county roads near Thurmont and Emmitsburg. Emergency managers across the Washington region prepared Friday for more problems from storms that were expected to produce heavy rain Friday night and Saturday.

By Michael Bolden  |  March 12, 2010; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Winter storm disrupts NE travel

Airlines have canceled hundreds of flights in the New York City area and Philadelphia. Continental Airlines canceled 70 of its 200 flights at the major international airport in Newark, N.J., as well as all 200 flights planned by regional partners

By Michael Bolden  |  February 26, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Advisories , Airports , Weather  | Tags: BWI, Dulles, Reagan National  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , February 24, 2010
Metro readies for another blast , Michael Bolden , February 24, 2010
Anger, like the snow, lingers, Robert Thomson , February 23, 2010
Snow removal on Wisconsin Avenue, Robert Thomson , February 18, 2010
Megabus to start Philly service, Michael Bolden , February 17, 2010
When it snows, it pours ..., Michael Bolden , February 16, 2010
Tough going for school buses, Robert Thomson , February 16, 2010
Snow still causing trouble for transit, Robert Thomson , February 16, 2010
Drivers find Metro garages crowded, Robert Thomson , February 16, 2010
Problems still abound for commuters, Michael Bolden , February 16, 2010
Tuesday commute preview, Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 15, 2010
Normal D.C. taxi fares in effect, Michael Bolden , February 15, 2010
Operations normal at area airports, Michael Bolden , February 15, 2010
D.C. snow emergency begins at 9 a.m., Michael Bolden , February 15, 2010
Weekend driving challenges remain, Robert Thomson , February 14, 2010
Transit roundup for Friday, Robert Thomson , February 12, 2010
D.C. area travel challenges for Friday, Robert Thomson , February 12, 2010
Amtrak service returning to normal, Michael Bolden , February 11, 2010
Ecstasy, then agony, on Brisbane Street, Robert Thomson , February 11, 2010
Snowfall a challenge for D.C. plows, Michael Bolden , February 11, 2010
Can there be 'enough plows?', Ashley Halsey , February 11, 2010
Today's read: Snow winners and losers, Robert Thomson , February 11, 2010
Police search for stranded motorists, Michael Bolden , February 11, 2010
Transit roundup for Thursday, Robert Thomson , February 10, 2010
Amtrak limits Thurs. service, Michael Bolden , February 10, 2010
D.C.'s thin line of transit service, Robert Thomson , February 10, 2010
Road crews fight back against storm, Robert Thomson , February 10, 2010
D.C. ambulance crews struggling, Washington Post Editors , February 10, 2010
Two Disney ice shows canceled, Robert Thomson , February 10, 2010
Widespread service cuts for Amtrak, Michael Bolden , February 10, 2010
Flight operations suspended, Michael Bolden , February 9, 2010
Transit roundup for Wednesday, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
Road conditions deteriorating, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
Metro goes underground early, Michael Bolden , February 9, 2010
Snow equipment sidelined, Michael Bolden , February 9, 2010
Md. legislators protest snow response, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
Plowing results vary across D.C. region, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
Red Line restored; Blue Line limited, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
The day ahead on roads and rails, Robert Thomson , February 9, 2010
Amtrak cuts some Tuesday service, Michael Bolden , February 8, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
VDOT goal: Every street by Tuesday, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
Snow-capped cars irk drivers, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
Metro postpones big track project, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
Highway crews prepare for next blow, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
Top 5 driving hazards, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
The week ahead for traffic and transit, Robert Thomson , February 8, 2010
The long way home, Michael Bolden , February 8, 2010
BWI opens one runway, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Train agencies cut Mon. service, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
VDOT: 500,000 tons to clear, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Upper NW streets still buried, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Crashes keep Va. police busy, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Suburban buses still suspended, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Amtrak cuts Sunday service, Michael Bolden , February 7, 2010
Metrorail service limited on Sunday, Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
Some traffic signals are dark, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
Va. gov.: Stay off roads, Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
Lost weekend for D.C. travelers, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
P.G. struggles to clear roads, Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
No flights from D.C. area airports, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
Digging out to take days, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
Md. DOT: Stay off I-95, Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
O'Malley: Highway shutdown possible , Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
Snow crews out, but you shouldn't be, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
Advice on getting around: Don't even try, Robert Thomson , February 6, 2010
Washington roads snowed under, Michael Bolden , February 6, 2010
Alexandria bus service suspended, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Roadways treacherous for travel, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
3rd St. Tunnel reopens, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Metro to stop bus, rail service, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Metrorail service cut likely tonight, Robert Thomson , February 5, 2010
Metro cuts back bus service, Robert Thomson , February 5, 2010
No flights at National, Dulles; few at BWI, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Metro's dilemma: Serve or preserve?, Robert Thomson , February 5, 2010
Rush hour is calm before the storm, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Fenty says to stay off D.C. streets, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
Metrorail for Caps fans Friday?, Robert Thomson , February 5, 2010
Pr. George's deploys road crews, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
VRE trains with most capacity to depart at midday, Michael Bolden , February 5, 2010
D.C. snow emergency in effect, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
Highway departments ready for snow fight, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
Maryland issues MARC, commuter bus snow plan , Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
Tips for D.C. area transit users facing snow storm, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
How snowstorm may affect D.C. area drivers, Robert Thomson , February 4, 2010
Should travelers correct others' behavior?, Robert Thomson , February 3, 2010
Metrobus running normal schedule; delays possible, Michael Bolden , February 2, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , February 2, 2010
Metro makes service plans for snow, Robert Thomson , February 2, 2010
Snow removal information for the D.C. region, Michael Bolden , February 2, 2010
Main D.C. area roads clear but may be icy, Robert Thomson , February 1, 2010
D.C. area airports reporting more delays , Michael Bolden , January 30, 2010
Check snow removal information in the D.C. region, Michael Bolden , January 30, 2010
Accidents continue to rise as snow falls across D.C., Michael Bolden , January 30, 2010
Tips for getting around Washington in the snow, Michael Bolden , January 29, 2010
D.C. area snow teams on alert for winter storm, Michael Bolden , January 29, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , January 21, 2010
D.C. region's highway crews ready for storm, Robert Thomson , January 21, 2010
Snowfall dusts area before morning commute, Mark Berman , January 8, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , January 7, 2010
Headaches on the horizon, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Ice driving tips: Controlling a skid, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Good advice on driving in icy weather, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Virginia road crews ready storm defenses, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Metro warns that icy roads could affect bus service, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Travel forecast iffy for New Year's Eve, Robert Thomson , December 30, 2009
Metro prepping for a black-ice Christmas, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 24, 2009
Still looking at a snowy street? Here's help., Michael Bolden , December 23, 2009
Hazards of a drive around Washington, Robert Thomson , December 22, 2009
MoCo: All streets have received at least one pass, Michael Bolden , December 22, 2009
Metrorail outdoor plan stemmed from 2003 storm, Robert Thomson , December 22, 2009
Cooped up shoppers come out in traffic, Robert Thomson , December 21, 2009
Metrorail still concerned about weather conditions, Robert Thomson , December 21, 2009
Montgomery County lifts snow emergency, Michael Bolden , December 21, 2009
Interstates Crowded in Northern Virginia, Ashley Halsey , December 21, 2009
VDOT focusing on secondary roads, Michael Bolden , December 21, 2009
The week ahead in traffic and transit, Robert Thomson , December 21, 2009
Plan your trip using NextBus, when bus service resumes, Michael Bolden , December 20, 2009
Some Maryland roads still a challenge, Michael Bolden , December 20, 2009
Road conditions improving throughout region, Ashley Halsey , December 20, 2009
Some suburban buses still out, Robert Thomson , December 20, 2009
Pedestrians should stay off streets, too, Robert Thomson , December 19, 2009
Major road closures in Virginia, Robert Thomson , December 19, 2009
Snow well-behaved, but not some drivers, Robert Thomson , December 19, 2009
Agencies offer storm travel information online, Robert Thomson , December 19, 2009
Ride On bus service to end at 3 p.m. Saturday, Robert Thomson , December 19, 2009
D.C. snow emergency in effect at 7 a.m. Saturday, Robert Thomson , December 18, 2009
Metro cancels weekend track work, Robert Thomson , December 18, 2009
Transportation agencies preparing for storm, Robert Thomson , December 18, 2009
Metro readies for winter storm; warns of delays, Michael Bolden , December 18, 2009
Tips on preparing for snowy travel, Robert Thomson , December 18, 2009
What you should know about traveling in the snow, Michael Bolden , December 18, 2009
If it snows, be among the ready ..., Michael Bolden , December 16, 2009
High winds could slow evening commute, Robert Thomson , December 9, 2009
Standing water reported on I-495 , Michael Bolden , December 9, 2009
Slick roads greet morning commuters, Michael Bolden , December 9, 2009
Roads may ice on Tuesday night, Robert Thomson , December 7, 2009
Winter travel tips: Deal with change, Robert Thomson , December 5, 2009
Regional airports ready for possible Saturday snow, washingtonpost.com editors , December 4, 2009
District crews prepare for first snow of the season, Michael Bolden , December 4, 2009
Commuter Alert: Possible overnight flooding , washingtonpost.com editors , December 2, 2009
Winter road warriors at the ready, Michael Bolden , December 1, 2009
Tips for winter travel, Robert Thomson , November 30, 2009
Fog delays end at area airports, Washington Post Editor , November 26, 2009
Weather delays affect some airports in the East, Michael Bolden , November 25, 2009
Your Traffic and Transit Nightmares, washingtonpost.com editors , November 16, 2009
Tips for travelers on their way home, Robert Thomson , November 12, 2009
Weather Slows Morning Rush, Mark Berman , November 12, 2009
District tests winter weather preparedness, Michael Bolden , October 30, 2009
Traffic Alert: Bay Bridge Delays, Ashley Halsey , August 28, 2009
Looking Ahead to Homebound Commute, Robert Thomson , March 2, 2009
In Va., Minor Accidents, Delays, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Fenty to Update on D.C. Response, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
'No Issues' at Springfield Interchange: VDOT, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
How Is Your D.C. Street?, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Be Patient Behind Plows, Robert Thomson , March 2, 2009
Quick Link for Metro Rail, Bus Updates, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Minor Accidents, Slick Roads in So. Md. , Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Driving Conditions Vary Widely, Robert Thomson , March 2, 2009
Amtrak Update: No Major Delays Reported, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
More MARC Changes North of Baltimore, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Light Traffic Reported in Charles County, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Watch Live Video This Morning, Washington Post Editors , March 2, 2009
Snow Still Likely to Slow Morning Commute, Robert Thomson , March 2, 2009
D.C. Lifts Snow Emergency; Storm Still Coming, Robert Thomson , March 1, 2009
Is Winter Courtesy So Hard?, Robert Thomson , February 2, 2009
Frosted by This Morning's Drivers, Robert Thomson , January 28, 2009
Get Out the Ice Scrapers, Robert Thomson , January 28, 2009
P.M. Commute: A Break, Then More Trouble, Robert Thomson , January 27, 2009
Morning Commute Was Practice Session, Robert Thomson , January 27, 2009
Travel Conditions Likely to Worsen Today, Robert Thomson , January 27, 2009
Tuesday Commute Looks Nasty, Robert Thomson , January 26, 2009
Traffic Alert: Watch for Snow on Roads, Robert Thomson , January 19, 2009
Watch Roads to North and West, Robert Thomson , January 6, 2009
Slippery Rails, Slippery Schedules, Robert Thomson , October 29, 2008
Getting Around in the Storm, Robert Thomson , September 6, 2008
Metro Prepares for Saturday Storm, Robert Thomson , September 5, 2008
The Hot Afternoon Commute, Robert Thomson , June 10, 2008
Heat Restrictions on MARC, Robert Thomson , June 9, 2008
Metrobus Didn't Know About Code Red Day, Robert Thomson , June 9, 2008
Storm's Impact on Traffic and Transit, Robert Thomson , June 5, 2008
Lingering Weather Problems, Robert Thomson , May 12, 2008
Ice Storm Anger Melts Away, Robert Thomson , April 23, 2008
Ice Storm Meeting Tuesday, Robert Thomson , April 21, 2008
Storm Easing Up, Robert Thomson , February 22, 2008
Snow Preparations Underway, Robert Thomson , February 21, 2008
VDOT Gets Out Snow Equipment, Robert Thomson , February 20, 2008
Perfectly Awful Conditions, Robert Thomson , February 13, 2008
Couple of Weather Postponements, Robert Thomson , January 17, 2008
Snow Traveling, Robert Thomson , December 5, 2007
Weather and Other Advisories, Robert Thomson , December 5, 2007
Advice on Today's Travels, Robert Thomson , August 8, 2007
Travel Tips for Hot Days, Robert Thomson , August 7, 2007
Snow Advisories for Commuters, Robert Thomson , March 6, 2007
Seeking Commuter Advice on Storms, Robert Thomson , February 15, 2007
New Way to Monitor D.C. Snow Clearing, Robert Thomson , February 14, 2007
 
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