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Our near-perfect run of weather continues as we close out the workweek.

D.C. area radar and lightning loop

Movement of precipitation, severe warnings and lightning strikes (alternative lightning map) over past two hours. Refresh page to update.
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Today in Weather History

Clear skies, 1492: Christopher Columbus and his crew came ashore near San Salvador Island in the Bahamas -- discovering the New World under clear skies.