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Today may be the last day in the 70s for a while. 80s and even 90s are about to take over.

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You might need to dodge a few raindrops this evening before things dry out overnight.

  • Greg Porter
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As climate change fuels more intense storms, Deltec and other companies build hurricane-proof homes.

Much of the East Coast has a chance to catch the launch, weather permitting

Some scattered showers are possible as we get into this afternoon, though anything that falls should be mostly on the light side.

  • Brian Jackson
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Not a washout by any means, but Sunday will be decidedly less pleasant than today was.

  • Greg Porter
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The atmosphere is powerful and beautiful. Storm chasing reveals its elegance.

Today's the pick of the weekend as temperatures rise well into the 70s.

Any evening showers are quick and diminishing. Saturday looks great. Sunday, a little less so.

Up to this point, the cicada emergence has been hit or miss. By late next week, they should come out en masse.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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Severe weather and flooding threatens central U.S. this weekend and may expand east next week

Damaging winds, heavy rain and a serious storm surge are possible, especially early next week.

Rain chances are generally hit or miss. They may noticeably rise by Sunday and into next workweek.

  • A. Camden Walker
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The pattern, known to enhance Atlantic hurricane seasons, has returned to neutral levels.

It was gorgeous most of today. There will be more of this tomorrow.

A direct hit on Mumbai, which would be a 1-in-500-year event, is unlikely. But the cyclone could graze India’s largest city.

Banneker and Swedish scientist Pehr Kalm documented the emergence of cicadas from 1715 to 1800.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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We are looking at a stretch of really nice weather.

  • David Streit
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The tornado carved a five-mile path, impacting downtown shortly after 2 a.m.

We broke out of the clouds for a nice one today. It gets even better tomorrow.

There’s an outside chance the northern lights could appear once again Wednesday night.

The National Hurricane Center retroactively upgraded Zeta to a Category 3 at landfall.

We’re dry today and tomorrow, with just a passing shower possible Friday into the weekend. When will we break back into the 70s?

Temperatures fall deep into the 40s tonight. Tomorrow's looking great.

The zone from Texas to Alabama is most vulnerable, including New Orleans, which has seen 20 inches of rain since the start of April.

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Mon.

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Tue.

partlycloudyday
55° /80°

Wed.

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Thu.

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61° /89°

Fri.

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63° /90°

Sat.

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