Weather | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio


RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

'Snowquester' Bears Down As Winter Watch Upgraded West Of D.C.

A winter storm is bearing down on the D.C. region, which forecasts say will drop more snow than the D.C. region has seen all winter combined.

WAMU 88.5

Winter Storm Watch In Effect For Tuesday Night, Wednesday

This winter has been largely snow-free so far with less than one and a half inches accumulating in the District, but that could change as a storm rolls in on Tuesday night.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Area Sees Mostly Rain, While Blizzard Targets Northeast

As a storm gears up to dump feet of snow on a large swath of the Northeast and New England, the only effects felt so far in the D.C. area, outside of some rain, are delays for those travelling to affected areas.

WAMU 88.5

Huntington Residents Spared Flooding, Calls For Floodwall No Less Urgent

The low-lying Huntington neighborhood was spared the effects of flooding that have afflicted Maryland since Wednesday night, which has residents calling all the more urgently for the floodwall that was approved.

WAMU 88.5

Anne Arundel Man Drowns, As Laurel Officials Eye Flood Waters

One person drowned during flooding, as officials in Laurel, Md., are evacuating several hundred people in response to Wednesday night's storm , which overwhelmed area waterways.

WAMU 88.5

Flooding Concerns Linger After Line Of Strong Storms

A tornado watch has come and gone for the greater D.C. Metro area, but concerns about flooding linger well into Thursday.

WAMU 88.5

State To Appoint New Emergency Management Chief For Garrett County

Maryland's governor is moving to replace the emergency management chief for Garrett County after a sluggish response to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in November.

WAMU 88.5

Many Schools, Federal Government Delayed Due To Wintry Mix

A winter weather advisory is in effect in the D.C. region this morning, and freezing rain and sleet have lead to government office and school delays in many areas.

WAMU 88.5

Light Snow Soaks Friday Evening Commute

Forecasts called for up to an inch of snow in the D.C. area on Friday evening, which has put the freeze on commuters heading home, though effects on the roads have been modest.

WAMU 88.5

Snow Dusts D.C. Region, Making For Difficult Commute

D.C. woke up to a light covering of snow this morning, closing some of the area's outlying school districts and prompting the federal government to allow unscheduled leave or telework.