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Parts of Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties have seen more than 3 inches of rain in just over an hour.

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A few areas awoke to flooding early Wednesday morning. It was a sign of potentially more to come.

More than 10 million acres, or 43 percent, of the state’s corn crops were affected.

Swamp-like humidity and an approaching cold front fuel the chance of scattered slow-moving storms with very heavy rain this afternoon and evening.

Widespread slow-moving storms are possible in the afternoon and evening, which could cause some flooding.


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Dozens of shooting stars will be visible every hour.

It was one of the 37 tornadoes spawned by the tropical storm, including a total of three in Delaware and 9 in Maryland.

A barrage of Atlantic Ocean tropical storms and hurricanes is possible beginning as soon as next week.

The Lower 48 states have recently endured several damaging derechos, organized lines of thunderstorms with widespread damaging winds.

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The storms struck the Midwest with the ferocity of a hurricane.

The Demex Group helps companies navigate weather risks, which are looming larger as temperatures rise.

  • Jeremy Deaton
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Partly sunny, hot and humid, with scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms, is a classic descriptor for this time of year.

  • Matt Rogers
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The trail of damage stretched across multiple states, leaving more than 1.2 million without power. Winds topped 100 mph in Iowa.

Temperatures in the 90s return.

This latest Atlantic disturbance could earn the name Josephine.

The next two afternoons feel like 95 to 100 factoring in the humidity.

The pop-up downpours that plagued the area earlier have ended.

  • Greg Porter
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Yesterday was our sixth day in a row without reaching 90 degrees in D.C., but that streak could end today.

  • Brian Jackson
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Despite a slow year for storms, this year's storm chase was one to remember, with hail fog and a textbook "mother ship" supercell.

It's the strongest earthquake to strike North Carolina in more than a century.

Staying sticky for the remainder of the weekend.

  • Greg Porter
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Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and New Hampshire all had their hottest Julys.

The city hasn’t seen a temperature below 70 in a record 42 days and counting, part of a long-term trend.

Following a break in the 90s, we're headed back that direction in the days to come.

This weekend features more in the way of heat and less in the way of rain.

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Thu.

thunderstorms
75° /84°
Drop 70%

Fri.

rain
72° /85°
Drop 50%

Sat.

thunderstorms
71° /83°
Drop 40%

Sun.

thunderstorms
70° /81°
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thunderstorms
70° /85°
Drop 40%

Tue.

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67 (1980,2010)
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62

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