Friday, April 5, 2013
Get out the Kleenex, because the pollen level is rising. The Weather Channel says that pollen levels will be moderate this weekend as temperatures warm. Just how warm will it be in Lorton this weekend? The Capital Weather Gang anticipates warming temperatures for the weekend, with Saturday and Sunday seeing high temps in the 60s. Have a great weekend! For more local news, make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
FYI: It's like pea soup out there.
The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m. for Lorton and the D.C. metro area. Visibility is expected to be less than a quarter mile, and drivers are warned to keep their distance. Today will be cloudy with the high at 76 degrees with a low of about 57. "Whereas incredibly warm weather is the broken record to our northwest, an easterly flow of air (off the ocean) has moderated temperatures in our region the last several days," according to the Capital Weather Gang. "Yet it’s still unseasonably mild despite the bouts of fog and clouds, and the cooling breeze. That’s the case again Wednesday." Expect more fog on Thursday morning and a high near 77 degrees.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
It's almost 70 degrees!
Have you been outside today? The high temperature is nearly 70 degrees, and it's sunny with a slight breeze. Patch was at Fireside Grill on Thursday, March 1, and took this picture of Elizabeth Assenza and Patrice Mull ordering their lunch from waiter Justin Palmer. Both work for the Girl Scouts of America, and took advantage of the weather by eating outside. Storm Clouds Brewing? There will be showers this evening and a low of about 38 degrees, according to the Capital Weather Gang. Tomorrow's weather? The National Weather Service predicts a high temperature of 60 degrees and a 50 percent chance of afternoon rain. Enjoy the day!
Friday, October 28, 2011
Snow is predicted for the weekend, and above average snowfall for the winter.
The most current forcast by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said La Niña will not be a major influence in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast this winter. La Niña means cold and snow. But, said the forcast. But the Arctic Oscillation can be a big player. "If the combination of enough cold air and moisture come together this winter, we could see above-average snowfall," reported NOAA. We may experience that "but" this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook, with snow expected Saturday. For Burke and the immediate area, little or no snow accumulation is expected. Up to six inches is expected in the mountains west of D.C. The 2012 Farmers Almanac calls for a winter of near-normal …