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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.

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Rockville Homeless Shelter Survives Power Scare

Rockville's Home Builders Care Assessment Center is in crisis mode this week with the frigid temperatures and a power outage putting many homeless people at risk.

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Can Science Explain Extreme Weather?

With a polar vortex moving through the area and other extreme weather seeming to be more common, we explore the science of the arctic ice cap and other research on weather.

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Cold Weather Resources For The D.C. Area

Life is much more difficult once temperatures drop below freezing. WAMU has collected important information for the cold, including warming centers and hotlines to call for homeless individuals at risk of hypothermia.

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Frigid Temperatures Put D.C. Homeless At Risk

D.C.'s homeless population is facing potentially dangerous conditions this weekend as temperatures stay stubbornly below freezing.

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