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The weekend looks unsettled with shower chances both days.

  • Matt Rogers
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Other than an isolated raindrop or snowflake, we stay dry.

The National Weather Service said it wasn't precipitation. The blob eventually broke up over western Kentucky.

And yet, by the weekend, this year will probably be the wettest on record for our area.

The Geminids promise to be the best meteor shower of the year, if the weather cooperates.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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A 4.4-magnitude earthquake and aftershock hit Tennessee and was felt more than 150 miles away in Atlanta.

We're a bit milder by this weekend, as we inch closer to making this D.C.'s wettest year on record.

You'll probably still want various levels of bundled up.

Two storm-related deaths have been confirmed, while a truck driver remains missing.

Escaping snow by such a small distance Sunday shines a light on our dwindling December amounts in recent decades.

The first fireball shot across the sky just before 5 p.m., the second around 6:40 p.m.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Mostly sunny, tranquil weather today and tomorrow before unsettled conditions return Thursday. Heavy rain possible on Friday.

  • Matt Rogers
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This midwinter weather isn't giving up just yet, but milder times seem to be brewing.

Looks like Mother Nature is in the holiday spirit!

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Since 1970, Houston's average yearly rainfall has ticked up from 47 inches to about 53.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Some areas saw a winter's worth of snow from this one storm.

Temperatures are below normal to start the week. Later this week, we could break our all-time yearly rainfall record.

By midnight, the snow should be over in most areas.

Accumulating snow is likely to remain a good distance south of the Beltway, but light amounts are possible as close as Fredericksburg.

  • Brian Jackson
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Bundle up with cloudy skies, chilly temperatures, and maybe flurries or a little light snow.

  • Brian Jackson
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There has been something of a north trend with the anticipated snow shield.

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Thu.

partlycloudyday
-- /48°

Fri.

rain
35° /48°
Drop 80%

Sat.

rain
44° /53°
Drop 70%

Sun.

rain
42° /47°
Drop 60%

Mon.

partlycloudyday
36° /50°

Tue.

sunny_clear
33° /43°
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BWI

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Record rain tracker

60.78”

2018's rainfall total

Record amount

61.33” from 1889

Other wettest years

60.83” (2003), 60.09” (1878), 58.17” (1886), 57.54” (1948)

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