NOAA’s National Weather Service Issues D.C. Forecast for Inauguration Day

Offers Winter Weather Safety Tips

January 12, 2009

U.S. Capitol.

U.S. Capitol.

High resolution (Credit: Architect of the Capitol)

The National Weather Service’s Baltimore/Washington Forecast Office is issuing its 7-day forecasts for the Washington region including Inauguration Day. The forecast is available online around the clock and will be updated regularly.

The weather service advises all who are planning to come to the National Mall in Washington this weekend to be prepared for some of the coldest weather of the season and pay attention to the following winter weather safety information.

Cold Weather Safety Tips:

Cold Weather Dangers and Warning Signs:

If you experience any of the warning signs of frost bite or hypothermia, seek medical attention immediately.

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