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Md. roadway officials urge caution ahead of snow

Transportation officials in Maryland are preparing for Tuesday's snowfall.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:41pm EST

Tags: weather, Maryland State Highway Administration,

Freezing temps bring real hypothermia concern

The bone-chilling winter weather in the D.C. area can be dangerous. Those who spend too much time out in the cold and wind could end with hypothermia.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 06:20am EST

Tags: hypothermia, weather, winter weather, freezing temps

Local contractors return home after helping with Christmas-week storms

The local contractors responding to a Christmas-week ice storm in Michigan plan to return home this weekend.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 10:41pm EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, contractors, ice

Montgomery Co. schools superintendent: Students threatened my family

Montgomery's County schools superintendent, Joshua Starr, says students sent him racist, crass tweets -- some that threatened his family -- in an attempt to convince him to close schools during bad weather last week.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 06:52am EST

Tags: Joshua Starr, Montgomery County Public Schools, cyberbullying, social media,


Winter weather safety: Tips for walking in snow and ice

Driving in snow and ice can be dangerous, but walking in the same conditions can be treacherous as well.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 06:34am EST

Tags: winter weather, ice, walking

Which is better? Winter's snow or summer's warmth?

When it comes to weather, would you rather be walking in a winter wonderland or soaking in summer's sun?

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 06:46am EST

Tags: weather, winter, summer, sunshine, Sarah Beth Hensley

Tuesday's snow forecast sparks memories of 2011

Almost three years ago, a moderate snowfall blindsided Washington because it fell quickly on congested road, preventing plows from getting through. Frederick experienced a similar phenomena Sunday and commuters could experience the Carmageddon of 2011 all over again Tuesday morning.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 05:59pm EST

Tags: carmageddon, Frederick, Md., I-270, weather, forecast, Dave Dildine

An iced-over tree? 'Leave it alone'

It's a common sight in the area today: Trees and shrubs encased in ice, with branches bending from the weight. You may think you're doing the plants a favor by breaking the ice off, but an expert says, "leave it alone."

Monday - 12/09/2013, 11:42am EST

Tags: trees, tree pruning, arborist

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