Storm Team4: Tracking Winter

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Storm Team4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer takes a look at how much snow we’ll get this winter. Part of our Storm Team4: Tracking Winter special. (Published Friday, Dec 20, 2013)

    Winter weather has the potential to stop the Washington, D.C. metro area in its tracks. When snow and sleet threaten, staying prepared means the difference between a smooth commute home and getting stuck on a snowy Beltway in rush hour.

    That's why Storm Team4 brings you this special series of winter weather videos that shows how our area gets ready for the season, from Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer's winter forecast to how snow plow drivers get trained -- with a simulator that looks a lot like a video game.

    And we take you inside our newest weather technology: The Storm Team 4x4, a weather vehicle that allows us to report live from inside severe weather.

    Anyway, winter isn't all bad: Cold weather also brings new menus to seasonal restaurant tables, thanks to farmers using the latest technology. And for retailers who use data well, winter weather can even help sales.

    Enjoy these highlights from our Winter Weather Special, "Storm Team4: Tracking Winter." Or, if you missed it Saturday on News4, tune in at 5 p.m. Sunday on Cozi to watch. (Click here for Cozi listings.)

    You can always get the latest and most accurate weather information from Storm Team4 on NBCWashington, by liking their Facebook page or by following them on Twitter:

    Doug Kammerer, Chief Meteorologist

    Chuck Bell, Meteorologist

    Veronica Johnson, Meteorologist

    Tom Kierein,Meteorologist

    Amelia Segal, Meteorologist

     

    Storm Team4: Tracking Winter:

    Clearing the Runways 

    Winter Farms to Winter Tables

    Snow Plow Simulator

    Retailers Turn to Weather Data for Decision-Making

    Storm Team4 Technology

    Storm Team4's Winter Weather Outlook