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Midday rain and plenty of clouds may have helped keep storms from being a notable threat. The good weather life returns Wednesday.

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Two additional Atlantic disturbances are predicted to become storms, which would exhaust the 2021 list of names.

The lightning struck between Reston and Dulles, but its thunder was heard as far away as the District and Maryland. Two minor injuries may have resulted from the blast.

October’s first weekend looks pleasant as well with just a small chance of showers by late Sunday

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Today's blissful weather turns somewhat summerlike tomorrow.


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The season featured two significant tornado outbreaks and record instances of damaging winds.

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Sam is forecast to remain a major hurricane into the weekend. Track the path of the storm here.

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The storm peaked Sunday just shy of Category 5 strength

Some showers and storms are possible late Tuesday.

Our stretch of lovely weather continues into the start of the workweek.

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Rain chances and slight humidity should hold off until Tuesday.

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The storm’s peak winds could reach 150 mph Sunday

It will be a bit windy at times, but mild temperatures and lots of sunshine make for a nice day.

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A new study showed nighttime air in the western U.S. is getting drier and warmer, potentially prolonging fire activity.

Temperatures are up a bit today, but down again tomorrow. Feels like fall.

The erupting volcano has spurred evacuations and lofted gases high into the atmosphere.

The Washington-Baltimore region has received 223 more storm warnings than average in 2021.

For the most part, we're living the weather good life. Just a small bump in the road is possible tomorrow.

While it will probably avoid land areas, some concern still exists for the Lesser Antilles and northern Caribbean.

We've got a string of essentially perfect autumnal days through the weekend

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A taste of fall is here, right on time.

Fall is here, with highs mostly in the 70s over the next 10 days.

Downpours are predicted Thursday night in the city, which has recorded 14 extra inches of rain since July 1.

It marks the second-earliest 18th-named storm on record in the Atlantic.

Splendidly mild, sunny and dry conditions hold tight through the weekend.

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