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Showers and storms are going to be possible at just about anytime through Friday but there will be plenty of dry interludes too.

  • David Streit
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Rain will be hit or miss, but it may be heavy in some areas.

Two tornadoes were confirmed in St. Mary's County, while a third twister touched down in Calvert County.

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We’re still plenty warm and humid, with typical summer showers and storms threatening at times.

The storm unleashed damaging winds, flooding rains and destructive tornadoes while inundating some coastal areas.

Any bad weather is brief. Wednesday is looking pretty decent.

Sunshine has returned after several inches of rain.

Tracking Hurricane Isaias, the storm that forecasts predict will track close to the east coast.

The storm could tap into some serious jet stream energy.

The storm is set to batter the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with heavy rain, coastal flooding and strong winds.

Three to six inches of potentially flooding rain are predicted along with tropical-storm-force wind gusts especially east of Washington.

Storms are starting off a messy 18 to 24 hours of weather. The tropical storm arrives late tonight and Tuesday.

The Apple Fire produced a smoke column so enormous that it could be seen from San Diego, coastal Orange County and Palm Springs.

  • Diana Leonard
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The tropical storm is riding up the East Coast with torrential rain and gusty winds

Rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches likely region-wide, with strong winds in our eastern areas.

"Life-threatening flooding" from both rain and an ocean surge is possible from the Southeast to New England.

Flash flood watch issued; tropical-storm-force wind gusts may occur in eastern areas.

Tropical storm and flash flood watches are up for the entire region as Isaias makes a close pass on Tuesday.

  • Greg Porter
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The temperature has remained above 70 degrees for a record 36 straight days.

Heat index could hit 100 to 105 today with a chance of scattered showers and storms this evening.

  • Brian Jackson
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Storm forecast to restrengthen to hurricane Saturday night. Chance of Florida landfall increases.

Damaging winds and hail cannot be ruled out, with an outside chance of a tornado in the region.

  • A. Camden Walker
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The hottest big city in the country has turned summer temperatures up a notch, entering record territory.

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70° /86°
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70° /89°
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