PM Update: Storm risk fades tonight before picking up again on Sunday

Saturday is looking humid but rain-free. Sunday could deliver some serious downpours.

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D.C. area storm outlook: Isolated activity today, more widespread on Sunday

The atmosphere is ripe for a few storms today, especially south of town. But much more widespread activity is forecast Sunday as a cold front plows through the area.

This May is odds-on favorite to be warmest ever recorded in Washington

With two days left, it will come down to the wire as to whether or not May 2015 holds its position in first place, but the chances are good.

A full, 360-degree rainbow paints the mist over Niagara Falls (Video)

In its total form, a rainbow truly never ends.

Colorful D.C. skies put on a show for area photographers

Skies have really been striking a pose this week.

  • Mackenzie Williams
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  • 11 hours ago
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Extreme storm chasing photos: Towering t-storms and tornadoes in the Plains

We've witnessed supercells - those big beastly rotating thunderstorms - every day, six tornadoes, and tons of other amazing sights.

Jolting video of close-up lightning strikes in Maine and Ireland

A bolt of lightning strikes a church in Maine in a flash of electricity and sparks.

  • Mackenzie Williams
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  • 13 hours ago
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D.C. area forecast: Muggy warmth and scattered storms through weekend; cooler next week

Warmth, mugginess and storm chances continue until a Sunday cold front cools us off for next week. Though it may remain unsettled.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 18 hours ago
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PM Update: Widely scattered storms this evening, another summery day on Friday

Friday will be a few degrees cooler, but dewpoints in the mid-60s keep the humidity moderately uncomfortable.

Photos: President Obama tours National Hurricane Center

The Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be a snoozer, but the National Hurricane Center was abuzz today as President Obama visited the tropical weather forecasting hub in Miami.

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thunderstorms
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Mon.

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