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Snow Day? Try Cross Country Skiing

Commuting in a big snow storm can be a hassle, but not if you're willing to be a little unconventional and strap on some skis it can be a beautiful commute.

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Schools Close For Winter Storm Thursday

D.C. officials declared a snow emergency Wednesday night, joining Virginia and Maryland as the region braces to respond to a storm that could dump more than a foot of snow in parts of the D.C. region.

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Winter Storm Warning Puts Virginia, Maryland Into States Of Emergency

The governors of both Virginia and Maryland have declared states of emergency as a storm that could dump as much as 8 inches of snow and sleet on the D.C. region blows in on Wednesday night.

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Rain, Snow To Make Messy Commute On Monday

Some schools are already on a delayed opening as Monday morning's rain is expected to turn to snow as the day progresses.

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Federal Inspectors Review Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Shutdown

The winter storm last week caused a shutdown at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Maryland, prompting NRC officials to investigate the specific causes and effects.

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Federal Government On Two-Hour Delay; Many Schools Closed

Tuesday's winter storm has caused enough havoc to close many local schools as well as causing a delayed opening for federal agencies.

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Maryland Officials Urge Drivers To Take Extra Precautions

Highway officials were prepared to respond to Tuesday's storm, but even so, it's potentially dangerous and officials caution people to stay off the roads if they can.

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The Science Of Snowstorms And Weather Prediction

The Washington region is bracing for four to seven inches of snow today, followed by a blast of arctic air that will plunge temperatures into the single digits. We talk with Jason Samenow, from The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang...

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Winter Storm Brings Snow Accumulation, Dangerous Wind Chills

D.C. has been largely spared of snow accumulation so far this winter, but that is changing Tuesday after the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning through Tuesday night.

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Finding Natural Wealth In the Depths of Winter

We'll visit a nature preserve that's chock-full of natural wealth, even during a deep winter freeze.