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Flash flood warnings are still in effect in Indiana on Friday morning after 10 inches of rain fell overnight, shutting down the interstate and closing local schools.
While environmental conditions are favorable, the next day or so could prove to be bumpy for the disturbance as it passes near the mountainous island of Hispaniola.
We've got some murky days ahead, with at least intermittent rain risks as well. It's very muggy through tomorrow before some drier air filters back in.
Showers may threaten. But a delay becomes more likely if thunder and lightning develop. Activity should be focused early if at all.
A few strong storms rumble through this evening. Friday brings more mugginess and another possible round of late day storms.
Volcanic ash, blown high into the sky during eruptions, poses a real threat to jet airplanes.
Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled a volcano site in south central Iceland. Officials fear the volcano, known as Bardarbunga, could erupt at any time. But it also may not.
A report by Climate Central ranks Washington D.C. as the sixth most intense urban heat island in the U.S., and BWI has one of the fastest growing heat islands.
An area of thunderstorms in the tropical Atlantic has become slightly more organized since Wednesday, and is now likely to develop over the next few days.