Cold weather for Washington, D.C., during the balance of this week will continue to lead to additional episodes of snow.
Indications are that winter will be in no hurry to leave. Waves of arctic air and the polar vortex sinking southward will make for a cold end to February and start to March.
Wednesday through Saturday, temperatures will struggle or fail to reach 40 F. Temperatures may fail to reach 32 F on Friday, despite sunshine. A high close to 50 F is more common in Washington, D.C., this time of year.
Brisk winds will create even lower AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
In the wake of the accumulating snow from Tuesday, another storm was delivering a coating an inch or two of snow on Wednesday. A bit of rain and wet snow can fall on Saturday.
There could be another opportunity for snow around Washington, D.C., early next week.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Midday every weekday at noon EST. We will be talking about the return of cold air in the Midwest and East, as well as more storms and the potential for rain in California.
Fall will make an early debut across the Northwest as October-like chill spreads across the region for the first week of September.
Even so, for the main population centers such as London, Birmingham and even Glasgow, it will be far from a washout.
While Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
Fred became the second hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season and will blast the Cape Verde Islands early this week.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
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