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Why Is Predicting D.C.'s Weather So Difficult?

There are many factors that make the D.C. region unique. The challenge of accurately predicting winter storms here is among them.

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Officials: Plan Ahead To Avoid Snowy Rush Hour Gridlock

The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm watch for late Monday through Tuesday night for north central and northeast Maryland. It could have a big effect come rush hour.
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How Did We Handle Snowzilla? Residents Less Generous Than Lawmakers

Many school districts are still closed Friday, but last weekend's historic blizzard is beginning to feel like it's behind us. So in the aftermath, how would you grade your local government's response?

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Snowzilla: A Self Evaluation Of The Government, Our Neighbors And Ourselves

It's easy to critique D.C.'s response to the winter storm: Just look to your street and see if it's plowed. What's less easy is grading ourselves and our preparation for the weather.

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Snowzilla And D.C.’s Homeless — What’s Next?

Kojo speaks with the head of D.C.'s homeless services about how the city's most vulnerable population weathered the blizzard and what plans the city has for housing them moving forward.

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How Late Is Too Late To Shovel Snow?

When it comes to shoveling snow, D.C. residents have to account for both moral and legal responsibilities.

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Many Area Museums Remain Closed After Blizzard

Several Smithsonian museums in Washington and the National Zoo remain closed after shutting down for the snow storm on Friday.
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Who Were The Economic Winners And Losers During Snowzilla?

Early estimates say the costs for the nor'easter over the weekend could be as much as $1 billion, but while local governments and some local businesses were hurting, surely somebody was making out well from all this snow?

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No Business Like Snow Business: For D.C. Theaters, Big Storms Can Mean Big Losses

In the world of performing arts, winter storms — like the blizzard that gripped much of the East Coast last weekend — can be financially taxing.
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Airlines Still Canceling Flights From D.C. Airports Due To Effects Of Storm

As of Monday afternoon, Washington Dulles International listed 128 cancellations and 5 delays. Reagan National had 124 cancellations. Baltimore/Washington International listed 74 cancellations.

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