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.
Springlike warmth will pour from the Plains to the East over the next few days before another winter storm unfolds at midweek.
Despite a springlike start to the week, winter and substantial snow will make a comeback across the Midwest and Northeast at midweek.
Tropical Cyclone Lusi will bring the threat for flooding rains and damaging winds to parts of New Zealand late this week.
Although spring is on the horizon, the detrimental impacts of this year's harsh winter still loom as threats for roof collapses continue.
Philadelphia will continue to experience a taste of spring before colder air and a winter storm arrive at midweek.
New England/ New York (1959)
20" of snow; blizzard conditions, transportation paralyzed.
New York/New England (1888)
The Blizzard of '88. (See also March 12). Middletown, CT - 50" of snow Concord, NH - 27.5" of snow Newark, NJ - 19" of snow
Record heavy snowfall: "one of the most paralyzing snowstorms in decades." Inwood had 48" on the ground by end of the storm.