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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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First Snow Of 2014 Brings Wind, Frigid Temperatures

Friday is expected to be frigid and windy, but snow is not expected to hamper much in the D.C. region.

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D.C. Region On Watch For Round Two Of Winter Storms

District residents survived the icy conditions Sunday night, but the National Weather Service is warning about a second round of storms that could bring several more inches of snow on our winter wonderland.

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Winter Weather Warning In Effect For D.C. Through Monday

The National Weather Service is warning of potential snow accumulations between 1-3 inches before the region switches to freezing rain Sunday night, which could impact the morning commute.

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Thanksgiving Travel May Be Hampered By Wintry Weather

Major snow is not expected to hit the D.C. region for the Thanksgiving holiday this week, but strong rain and winds, along with bad weather elsewhere, may still create headaches for travelers.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The White House warns Congress that new Iran sanctions could derail nuclear talks. Another top Pakistani militant is killed. And relief workers struggle to get supplies to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Montgomery County Snow Plows Prepare For Winter

The newest frontier in snow plowing and removal in Montgomery County is pavement temperature.

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National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch For D.C. Region

A tornado watch is in effect for the greater D.C. region, as a cold front sweeps into the area, bringing potentially powerful storms with it.

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