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The streak is now the second longest on record and could tie the all-time record of 21 days on Thursday, and pass it Friday.

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It's the brightest comet in 23 years.

Some of the lakes are between 75 and 80 degrees and could warm more in the coming weeks.

NOAA's "mPING" application was compromised, sending false severe-weather data to forecasters and the public.

Mostly sunny skies, relatively low humidity and near-seasonable temperatures highlight Tuesday's weather.

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A couple of showers are possible through the evening, but it's questionable whether the 90-degree run will continue..

Intense heat dome has swallowed a large area and is forecast to expand over the next week.

Mugginess and afternoon storm chances also increase as the week wears on.

Shower and storm chances will gradually increase through Monday morning.

  • Greg Porter
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Today is likely to be our 17th straight day reaching 90 degrees or higher at Reagan National. That would put us just four days from tying Washington’s longest such streak on record.

  • Brian Jackson
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Surprise! It hit 90 degrees today. And you can expect more of the same tomorrow.

  • Greg Porter
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Thousands may have died in the heat wave 40 years ago.

  • Kevin Myatt
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It's possible a day may struggle to get past 90 in the next few, but it'll be the oddball.

Fay, which made landfall just north of Atlantic City, is the earliest "F" storm ever named in the Atlantic.

Newly reported cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States reached their highest levels in July and continue to ascend, suggesting that it will take a lot more than heat to slow its spread.

Day 15 in a row of 90 degrees or higher is in the books. The main difference with the weather in coming days might be somewhat lower humidity.

The long-lived heat wave could stick around through July

Tweet comes day after investigation was released regarding president's inaccurate statements during Hurricane Dorian.

It could be a battle to 90 degrees, with Tropical Storm Fay offshore. Most of the rain stays east.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Report confirms Commerce officials were responding to orders from the White House.

It’s the earliest "F" storm on record and is forecast to douse the Delmarva and Northeast between Thursday night and Saturday.

Most of the rain is still likely to pass to our east. The big question might be if it'll hit 90.

D.C. has hit 90 or higher on 14 straight days, placing the streak in the top streaks on record.

You can catch the comet all this week and next if you know where to look.

Storms chasers captured shocking close-up footage of the twister, which flattened farmsteads.

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Tue.

sunny_clear
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Wed.

partlycloudyday
71° /93°

Thu.

thunderstorms
74° /91°
Drop 20%

Fri.

thunderstorms
77° /92°
Drop 50%

Sat.

thunderstorms
75° /93°
Drop 50%

Sun.

thunderstorms
75° /95°
Drop 30%
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Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
62

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