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Spring suddenly canceled and Washington shivers

News Summed Up 2019-02-10 05:30:00

Cold returned to Washington on Saturday as the temperature dipped below freezing after several days of springlike sensations. (the National Mall and National Mall NPS)February turned fickle on Saturday, suspending its imitation of spring and sending a chill through Washington. Five consecutive early February days had gone by in Washington without the mercury falling to the freezing point. At one point between Dupont Circle and Union Station, said passenger Geneva Kropper, a back door wouldn’t close, despite the efforts of the driver and a Metro employee. Read more:Local newsletters: Local headlines (8 a.m.) | Afternoon Buzz (4 p.m.)Like PostLocal on Facebook | Follow @postlocal on Twitter | Latest local news