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School Closings Rolling In As D.C. Region Digs Out From Snowzilla

This weekend's big snowstorm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in places. Attention turns to Monday, when many schools will be closed and Metro will offer only limited underground service.

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LISTEN: Yes, It's Officially A Blizzard

Angela Fritz of the Capital Weather Gang explains what it took for this weekend's storm to finally qualify as a blizzard. (It didn't happen until early Saturday evening.)

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What We Know: Key Takeaways From Massive Winter Storm

High winds are making it hard to get accurate measurements of snowfall except in official locations, meteorologists said.

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LISTEN: Why Is This Storm So Strong? The Capital Weather Gang Explains.

Why is Winter Storm Jonas so powerful? How much moisture is actually involved? Capital Weather Gang meteorologist Angela Fritz explains how this powerful low-pressure system turned into a blizzard.

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Blizzard Update: Big Numbers, Big Dangers

Wind speeds picked up Saturday afternoon as precipitation intensified. The storm is already one of the 10 worst in history, meteorologists say.

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The Politics Hour - January 22, 2016

Snow panic sets in across the region. DC's voting machines arent passing muster. And a Republican state senator bucks his party over a state supreme court judge in Virginia.

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LISTEN: Apologies And Preparations In D.C. As Storm Heads In

Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey about D.C.'s reaction to a storm on Jan. 20, and how it set the table for the city's response to the weekend's incoming blizzard.

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With Blizzard Upon Us, Few Options Left To Get In, Out Or Around D.C.

Thousands of flights have been canceled, roads will be a mess and Metro will close from Friday through Monday, making doing anything other than sheltering at home a less-than-ideal option.

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Washington Region Braces For Blizzard With 'Top 10' Potential

The blizzard bearing down on D.C. and much of the East Coast on Friday may be among the worst to ever hit the region, according to the National Weather Service.
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Concerns For D.C. Area Homeless Population As Winter Storm Bears Down

Volunteers are criss-crossing the region in an effort to get the homeless population — many of whom do not know there is a serious storm bearing down — into shelter before things get potentially dangerous.

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