BLIZZAPOINTMENT: Why snow struggled in the DC region last night

Hindsight is 20-20 is how the phrase goes, though looking back at the event from overnight in the D.C. area, the signs that things were going wrong appeared very late in the forecast period. Often called "now-casting," it became clear when the snow finally did begin to fall that this event was not going to go as planned. So what went wrong? 

Snow in DC region to kick off Presidents’ Day weekend

After a week that started with parts of the region picking up some snow on Tuesday morning, another snow event appears likely as we get ready to start the holiday weekend here in the D.C. area. 

Blizzard vs snowstorm: What's the difference?

Winter weather can be unpredictable when it hits your area, and whether it's a blizzard or snowstorm, there are differences with both, besides how much snow falls on the ground.