D.C. summer outlook 2015: Slightly hotter than normal, but not brutal

We expect this summer to more closely resemble the last two rather than the record hot summers of 2010-2012.

  • Matt Ross
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  • 2 hours ago
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D.C. area forecast: Muggy summer warmth and storm chances through Sunday

The next several days brings above normal temperatures, moderately high humidity, and daily storm chances.

  • Matt Rogers
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  • 7 hours ago
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PM Update: Slight chance of showers this evening; Repeat performance Thursday

Thursday brings a chance to see our fourth 90 degree-day so far this year. Hooray?

Severe thunderstorm watch canceled for D.C. metro

The watch includes Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince George's, and Calvert counties, the District and points north, including Baltimore.

Surveillance camera captures wicked little tornado in Ohio (Video)

The video and damage reports serve as a reminder that you really don't want to be caught in a tornado, no matter how "weak" it might be.

NOAA calls for below-average hurricane season, but emphasizes preparedness

The current El Nino could suppress hurricane activity this year, though NOAA cautions that "it only takes one."

Why the U.S. desperately needs weather satellite data from China and Russia, but Congress says no

There is a looming gap in satellite data over the Middle East. Data from China and Russia could fill the gap but Congress fears U.S. reliance could pose security risks and introduce the threat of "cyber warfare".

  • Steve Tracton
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  • 1 day ago
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D.C. area forecast: Mainly warm, humid and sometimes stormy today through the weekend

This has the look and feel of a mid-summer weather forecast, minus any major heat wave. Watch out for scattered storms later today.

PM Update: Slight chance of storms this evening, much better chance Wednesday, humid

This evening, many of us may escape the storms, but expect them to be much more numerous Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Houston drone video reveals extent of major flooding along Buffalo Bayou

The Buffalo Bayou in west Houston flooded well beyond its banks on Tuesday morning as water levels surged past the river's major flood stage.

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4
90-degree days year-to-date
Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
24

At a Glance

Thu.

thunderstorms
-- /89°
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Fri.

thunderstorms
68° /86°
Drop 30%

Sat.

thunderstorms
68° /88°
Drop 20%

Sun.

thunderstorms
69° /83°
Drop 70%

Mon.

rain
62° /69°
Drop 50%

Tue.

thunderstorms
61° /72°
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