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The heavy precipitation should improve drought conditions and end the fire season in central and northern parts of the state.

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It’s not quite as chilly tonight. More sunshine and 70s tomorrow.

Due to warm temperatures, mosquitoes survived unusually late into the fall this year.

The initiative in Spain will test whether naming and categorizing heat waves can raise awareness and save lives.

Friday and Saturday look a bit cloudier, but should be mostly dry before another cool down.

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Most or all of the areas should dip below 50 for a second night in a row. If anything, tomorrow is nicer than today.

The season could end early — but it’s far from a guarantee.

Scientists and communicators are too often failing to translate modern science into actions that save lives and limit human suffering.

After mid-70s midweek, the coolest weather of the fall so far arrives over the weekend.

Gusts of 20-plus mph will be the norm tomorrow.

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Fall is back. Temperatures run about 15 degrees cooler than yesterday.

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Temperatures will be a good 15 degrees cooler on Sunday compared with today.

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Local farmers in the Mid-Atlantic produced strong crop yields this summer, in spite of challenging weather conditions

It could be a little turbulent around here this afternoon. After that, a big taste of fall.

Cold front blasts through the region, bringing much cooler air by Saturday night and Sunday

Strong to severe storms with strong winds and a slight tornado risk are possible Friday and Saturday.

A cold front this weekend will shuttle in crisp fall weather and help colors progress

Strong storms are possible tomorrow ahead of a cold front returning us to autumn Sunday.

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Some patchy fog isn’t impossible tonight. Tomorrow will perhaps be our last truly toasty day of 2021.

The atmospheric and oceanic pattern will have a bearing on the Western drought, the end of hurricane season and the forecast for winter and spring.

Santa Ana winds Friday will increase fire danger in Southern California.

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Feet of snow have fallen in the West, while the East Coast enjoys a taste of summer.

By Sunday, highs are only in the 60s.

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Widespread clouds continue to dwindle. Temperatures may run at 80 tomorrow.

More than a half-foot of rain is possible in places like Dallas and Fort Worth.

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