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Showers could linger Saturday, but the Memorial Day weekend is not a bust, as Sunday and Monday are warm and sunny.

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We'll continue to see temperatures nudge upward Thursday. Clouds are in no hurry to go anywhere.

The Tau Herculids meteor shower could produce an onslaught of 1,000 shooting stars per hour or end up a total dud.

Memorial Day weekend forecast might be trending drier, especially after Saturday, but remains rather uncertain.

It will stay damp and cool tonight, then will be a little less so Wednesday.


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More severe storms forecast to erupt on Tuesday

It’s calling for 14 to 21 named storms, 6 to 10 hurricanes and 3 to 6 major hurricanes.

It’s cooler than normal until a possible late-week warm-up.

  • Matt Rogers
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More rain is on the way. It has been kind of a thing around here this May.

At least 10 people died as a probable “derecho” swept through Ontario and Quebec.

  • Jacob Feuerstein
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A study shows climate change made India and Pakistan’s record heat in March and April at least 30 times more likely to occur and about 1.8 degrees hotter.

Tens of thousands lost power as severe storms brought an end to steamy summer heat.

The storms in the D.C. area produced wind gusts up to around 60 mph and 1 to 2 inches of rain.

There are daily chances of rain through Friday.

Flood warnings are in effect overnight due to high water near area streams as cooler air arrives

No heat records were set today, but it was very hot and will remain so on Sunday.

  • Greg Porter
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The twister tore through a mobile home park, where two residents in their 70s were later found dead, police said.

Up to 20 inches of snow fell in the high terrain, with about 80,000 customers without power near Denver

Washington needs to get to 95 to tie a record from 1934. We should be in that neighborhood.

Record highs are likely to be challenged Saturday

Temperatures 20 to 30 degrees above normal scorched southern France and the Iberia Peninsula Friday.

Tornado watch for northern Maryland discontinued while highs are poised to reach at least the mid-90s Saturday

  • A. Camden Walker
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The earliest heat advisories on record are in effect for New York and Boston.

The high could reach 96 or 97, around the hottest conditions ever observed so early in the year.

Our first 90-degree day is on the way. It will feel even hotter than that.

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64° /79°
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