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Climate activists plan to disrupt Congressional Baseball Game

Climate advocacy organizations want Democrats to pass a climate bill from the investments set out in President Biden’s Build Back Better plan.

Tornado in Bowie area, with reports of tree and structural damage

A report to the National Weather Service told of structural damage around Annapolis Road and Superior Lane.

Teens die amid spate of shootings over holiday weekend in District

In D.C, 19 people were wounded by gunfire, five of them fatally, over the Fourth of July weekend starting Friday.

Georgia grand jury subpoenas Sen. Graham, Giuliani and Trump legal team

The subpoenas, which arise from an investigation by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, relate to Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

Metro withdrew request for more trains on Independence Day

Passengers seeking rides home after watching fireworks at the Mall were met with waits of up to 75 minutes at one station.

After tornado strikes Bowie, storm moves off to east

A tornado was confirmed around 5:30 p.m. near Bowie

Prince George’s school board candidates pitch covid recovery plans

The Washington Post submitted questions to candidates running for four seats on the Prince George's County school board.

Australia flood, boosted by climate change, making history in Sydney

The city is experiencing its wettest year on record after 8 inches of rain in recent days.

Herndon officers shoot man during stop of stolen vehicle, police say

The man “presented a gun” while being chased by officers, police said. He was taken to a hospital after the shooting.

Showers sweep through, decreasing late-day storm threat

The early afternoon showers depleted available energy for storms later on.

Central states and Southwest to swelter as new heat dome builds up

More than 60 million people are under heat alerts Tuesday.

Picture-perfect weather for a spectacular fireworks show in Washington

The weather was clear, the humidity was low, and there was a sufficient breeze from the south to clear the smoke.
  • 22 hours ago

Man fatally shot in Capitol Heights

A man was found with gunshot wounds in a vehicle early Sunday.

D.C.-area forecast: Heat, humidity and thunderstorm chances return

Higher humidity and hotter temperatures fuel daily thunderstorm chances before relatively cooler and potentially drier weather this weekend.
  • 1 day ago

Four men are shot in Prince William County, police say

All four were taken to hospitals after the shooting in the Manassas area, and no information was given about their conditions.
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D.C.-area forecast: Heat index near 100 this afternoon as daily storm chances continue

It’s hard to pinpoint when and where storms will develop and how numerous they’ll be, but it’s a good idea to have the umbrella handy.

July 6 morning weather update