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A cold front passes Saturday, bringing a less humid, cooler, and sunnier regime into the area for a while.

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The system regained tropical storm-strength Friday and its rain and surge could imperil coastal areas in several states over the weekend.

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Flash flood watch issued for possible flooding downpours with storms this afternoon and evening.

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Tropical Storm Cristobal formed near the Yucatan Peninsula earlier this week.

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Strong to severe storms passed through much of the area this evening. We may do it all over again tomorrow.

Sometimes, even storms could use some love.

Cristobal is forecast to make landfall as a tropical storm in Louisiana by Monday morning with tropical downpours reaching the Gulf Coast by Sunday.

Storm complex on Wednesday, blamed for three deaths, triggered over half a million power outages in Southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Humid and near 90 degrees through Saturday. Storms may be most numerous late today.

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Record high set at Dulles Airport of 95 degrees.

Cyclone Nisarga is the second major storm to hit India in two weeks.

Residents from Texas to the Florida Panhandle could deal with tropical storm impacts.

Many spots should see their first 90-degree day of the year today, and some humidity to go with it. Looking ahead, Sunday looks really nice.

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High temperatures are set to jump a good 15 to 20 degrees on Wednesday.

The zone from Minneapolis to Washington could see storms between Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Copious rainfall and strong winds are likely to buffet India’s largest city Wednesday into Thursday.

This is the earliest a third-named storm has formed during the Atlantic hurricane season.

A warm front moves through today, touching off a shower or two before ushering in warm and muggy conditions.

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