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How cold is too cold for recess?

Old-timers tell youngsters how they used to walk to school uphill, both ways, in blinding snow. Soon, they might add recess to their tales of less pampered days of yore.

Tags: recess , Montgomery County Public Schools , Fairfax County Public Schools , temperatures , winter , snow closing , snow policy , school , Kate Ryan , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 11:34am EST

Icy conditions leave region slippery

Icy neighborhood streets and sidewalks are the big problems people are encountering.

Tags: weather , sleet , weather advisory , weather forecast , forecast , weather conditions

Monday - 01/17/2011, 01:16pm EST

Heavy transportation costs despite light snow

The D.C. region has yet to get hit with a real winter wallop, but all the pre-treating and minor storms are still gobbling up snow budgets.

Tags: snow plows , snow storm , plow , pre-treating roads , SHA , State Highway Administration , VDOT , Virginia Department of Transportation , DDOT , D.C. Department of Transportation , Department of Transportation , Adam Tuss

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 04:08pm EST

Driving in snow: Tips from AAA

A couple of inches of snow is nothing over which to panic. But with snow coming, it never hurts to offer a few reminders.

Tags: driving in snow , snow emergency kit

Tuesday - 01/11/2011, 08:30am EST

Snow causes some traffic problems in Virginia

A fast-moving storm left a light coating of snow on roads that was gone just a few hours later, but not before it caused a series of crashes in Virginia.

Tags: snow closings , snow closing , VDOT , DDOT , SHA , State Highway Administration , Virginia Department of Transportation , District Department of Transportation , Ron Riley

Friday - 01/07/2011, 06:58am EST

Frederick schools 'errs on the side of safety'

With snow falling at 4:50 a.m. in Frederick, the decision was made to delay the school day by two hours.

Tags: Frederick County Public Schools , Hal Keller ,

Saturday - 01/08/2011, 11:23am EST

D.C. to N.Y. buses join airlines in delays

Sprawling transit delays from the recent blizzard are beginning to break up as the Northeast digs itself out from under feet of snow, but some are still having a hard time finding a way out of town.

Tags: blizzard , snow storm , airlines , delays , bus travel , Neal Augenstein , Paul D. Shinkman

Tuesday - 12/28/2010, 08:13am EST

The District dodges bulk of snowstorm

The D.C. area has been mostly spared by a snowstorm that is dumping large amounts of snow on Southern Maryland, the Eastern Shore.

Tags: weather , weather advisory , Christmas , Winter Weather Warning , Devon Lucie , Amtrak , airports

Saturday - 12/25/2010, 10:54am EST

Even with less snowfall, Monday commute could still be dicey

ABC 7 Meteorologist Alex Liggitt says the commute will still be a concern, especially farther east where there are predictions of more snow.

Tags: Christmas , snow plows , VDOT , Virginia Department of Transportation

Saturday - 12/25/2010, 01:42pm EST

Shoppers tried to beat the storm

Ahead of a storm that turned out to be little more than a major tease got shoppers out early Sunday morning.

Tags: Shopping , Lowe's

Sunday - 12/26/2010, 03:52pm EST
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