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Temperatures should top out close to 70 degrees to end the weekend.

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Up to a foot of rain is predicted in the mountains with possible dangerous mudslides and debris flows.

Today and tomorrow are mostly beautiful. A storm system passes by the region Monday and Tuesday.

Some thicker clouds pass tonight. Other than that, there will be lots of clear skies during the next few days.

Peak fall colors are increasingly encroaching in D.C., Maryland and northern Virginia over the next week or so.


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  • Jeremy Deaton
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We’ve got a generally nice weekend ahead, with clouds and breezes mostly behaving. Rain chances increase early next week.

  • A. Camden Walker
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There could be a sprinkle as the front goes by. The main impact is cooler air filtering in on breezes from the northwest.

Also called the blood moon or sanguine moon, it will provides beautiful nightscapes through Thursday.

In many areas, the unpredictable polar vortex will determine the character and severity of the winter.

Multiple rounds of rain and snow will bring drought relief but also the risk of mudslides and debris flows.

The half-foot chunk of ice was what meteorologists call "gargantuan."

It may not be season-appropriate, but today is a winner, so invent some reason to get outdoors.

  • David Streit
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We've got one more well above-normal day on the way Thursday.

About 75 percent of smoke-related asthma cases and deaths occurred east of the Rocky Mountains in recent years.

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

Warmer today and tomorrow, then cooler with a few light showers possible Friday and Saturday.

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.

  • Matt Rogers
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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.

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