Ian Livingston, Washington Post

Ian Livingston

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Ian:

Severe storms threaten Mid-Atlantic on Monday after Sunday’s tornado swarm in Missouri

A storm that delivered strong tornadoes to parts of the Midwest Sunday moves toward the East Coast. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Classic October weather this weekend before some early-week storminess

Today and tomorrow are mostly beautiful. A storm system passes by the region Monday and Tuesday. → Read More

Fall foliage is halfway to peak near D.C. with brightest colors in the mountains

Peak fall colors are increasingly encroaching in D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia over the next week or so. → Read More

After a slow start, Mid-Atlantic fall colors to improve in days ahead

A cold front this weekend will shuttle in crisp fall weather and help colors progress → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Mild conditions persist this weekend, with some warming next week

As long as you don't mind clouds, there aren't many major bumps in the road for us ahead. → Read More

Foliage season underway in Mid-Atlantic as colorful scenes blanket mountains

East of the Blue Ridge it’s still mainly green, but color levels are rising. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Feeling more like September than October this weekend

Temperatures are near 80 today and perhaps in the mid-80s tomorrow. It'll stay warm, with increased rain chances, into the work week. → Read More

Washington and Baltimore have seen the nation’s most severe thunderstorm warnings in 2021

The Washington-Baltimore region has received 223 more storm warnings than average in 2021. → Read More

Heavy rain and storms could trigger flooding, severe weather in D.C. area through Thursday

Periodic downpours expected into Thursday morning, when a line of strong storms are possible. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Warm today before temperatures slide closer to normal into early week

Once we get today's cold front through it'll feel more like September. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Quite nice today before summer makes a comeback

Today's classic September. Sunday and into early week feels more like August. → Read More

PM Update: Mainly pleasant this holiday weekend, with some Sunday showers possible

We'll see lots of sunshine and temperatures near or above 80 through Monday. Sunday offers more clouds and some occasional raindrops. → Read More

Ida’s impact from the Gulf Coast to Northeast

Ida caused more than 40 deaths in the Northeast, brought tornadoes in six states, and unleashed 172 mph winds in Louisiana → Read More

August recap: Ninth-wettest and ninth-hottest on record in Washington

The June-to-August summer months averaged 11th-wettest and eighth-warmest on record. → Read More

PM Update: Occasional showers and storms tonight; Ida brings threat of a tornado and flooding Wednesday

As Ida's remnants track this way, lots of rain is inbound. It'll lead to some flooding in addition to delivering a severe weather risk. → Read More

PM Update: Some strong to severe storms into evening, with more of the same Friday

Is this Florida now? Storms should diminish as the sun sets. → Read More

Autumn is quickly approaching, but the Lower 48 remains entranced by summer heat

We're a week away from the start of climatological fall. It probably won't feel that way for a while most spots. → Read More

Washington has surpassed its annual average of 90-degree days, with more hot ones ahead

Washington has reached 41 days at or above 90, compared to an annual average of 40. More hot days are expected this season. → Read More

PM Update: It’s going to be hot again tomorrow

90s returned today. We'll see similar or hotter temperatures tomorrow. → Read More

Ten years ago, a significant earthquake rippled through the Mid-Atlantic

The jolt from the 5.8 earthquake rocked the region and sent people scurrying. Fortunately, damage was mostly minor, and injuries were few. → Read More