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

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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.

Snow has fallen in the Mile High City over nine straight months, spanning 245 days.


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Two occupants were injured in the freak incident.

Can't rule out a light shower later today, with a few more light showers possible Friday and this weekend.

  • Matt Rogers
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Mid-40s to near-50 should do it for lows tonight. A hit or miss shower is possible Tuesday.

A brilliant sunset met a fierce wind and hail storm.

These are the early bloomers. A more massive, widespread swarm still awaits.

It’s the latest in a trend that may be tied to climate change.

Warmer weather arrives over the weekend and next week

A fast-moving cold front will drop some rain showers as most of us are sleeping.

  • Greg Porter
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Not gorgeous, but not bad for Mother's Day, as temperatures remain on the cool side for the middle of May.

  • Brian Jackson
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You'll have to brighten mom's days with colorful flowers Sunday, as we won't be seeing much sunshine.

  • Greg Porter
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Scientists identify possible connection between the solar cycle and whether El Niño or La Niña is present.

Today's showers and storms could have bite in a few spots, but they're done before long. The Mother's Day showers risk is also minimal.

The good news is it won't rain all that much after this evening. Highs are in the 60s this weekend.

It may be the closest-range photo ever taken of such a formation.

High temperatures are generally in the 60s. Saturday may be a decent outdoor day in between rainier ones.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Cool and relatively calm conditions persist through tonight. An inch or more of rain could fall late Friday in heavier showers or storms.

Highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s may hold off a mass cicada emergence for one to two more weeks

Residents may now have precious seconds to act before the shaking starts.

The United Kingdom saw its coldest average low temperature in April since 1922.

Today and Saturday are the best days for outdoor plans.

  • David Streit
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