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It's a sticky night across the DMV, with widespread fog developing after midnight.

  • Greg Porter
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The young Founder’s evocative account of the tempest inspired people to send him to the Colonies for a formal education.

  • Bob Henson
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Starting tomorrow, 80s are good bet. Rain chances are few.

It's a cool and clammy start to the weekend, but it'll turn steamier with time.

Hot and dry air blowing from land to sea will lead to dangerous wildfire conditions in California yet again this weekend and next week.


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The surge ranks among the top 10 highest on record along the Gulf Coast.

With multiple meteor showers, including arguably the year’s best, along with full moons, planetary appearances, and flyovers of the International Space Station, there’s plenty to enjoy by looking up.

More clouds than not into tomorrow, but it’s feeling summerlike after that.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Clouds rule tonight and tomorrow. Any rain is spotty and brief.

A team is en route from Oklahoma to fix the radar while forecasters rely on surrounding sites for storm monitoring.

A new bout of unusually hot, dry weather threatens to worsen the West's wildfire woes as dozens of fires continue to burn.

The chilly weather is expected to last through at least the first week of October, arriving first in the Upper Midwest early next week.

Fire tornadoes are occurring with unusual frequency during California's worst fire season on record.

We won’t have the brilliant sunshine of the past several days, but temperatures today are hard to beat.

  • David Streit
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The blue skies will be replaced with more gray. Rain should stay to the south, though.

Winds of 80 mph and offshore waves of 80 feet were generated by the former hurricane.

Extra-warm ocean waters, boosted by climate change, and La Niña are key drivers in historic season.

  • Bob Henson
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A temperature this cold in Greenland is unlikely in today’s climate due to human-caused global warming.

Temperatures remain very comfortable the next several days with highs generally 75 to 80.

Some smoke from the western wildfires may trickle back into the area late tonight and Wednesday.

Beta became the ninth tropical storm or hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in 2020, tying a record.

Sunny-day coastal inundation is becoming routine during “flood season” in the Southeast.

Climate change is transforming the Arctic into an entirely unfamiliar region, scientists say.

It's certainly felt like fall lately. The fall equinox arrives at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, leaving summer officially behind us.

  • Justin Grieser
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Cool mornings and warm afternoons make for a near-perfect autumn weather pattern.

  • Matt Rogers
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Sun.

rain
63° /80°
Drop 20%

Mon.

partlycloudyday
65° /82°

Tue.

rain
68° /78°
Drop 80%

Wed.

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60° /72°
Drop 40%

Thu.

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57° /71°
Drop 30%

Fri.

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53° /67°
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