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The melting event could have short-term and long-term implications for sea-level rise.

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Humidity also gradually builds over the coming days.

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Heat index values are forecast to top 105 through Friday before tropical storm nears Tokyo over the weekend.

It's a beautiful evening, and conditions remain pleasant into tomorrow.

Highs could soar into the upper 90s with stifling humidity.


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The Atlantic has been quiet lately. That's about to change. NOAA is calling for 15 to 21 named storms this season.

Anytime were talking highs safely below 90 in August in the DMV, that’s a pretty big win!

Crews were bringing the fire under control Tuesday, but authorities are wary of the damage heavy rains could bring in the coming months.

There could be a good sunset this evening! It should stay mostly dry through Wednesday.

Both temperatures and rainfall diverged from normal by only decimals.

  • Matt Rogers
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The Antarctic outbreak drove a spike in coffee prices worldwide, which has since eased.

The roseate spoonbill’s journey up the East Coast this year is a mystery.

Climate models project that heat waves will regularly break records and induce more heat stress before the end of the century.

The break from 90-degree heat should persist through the workweek before trending hotter this weekend.

  • Matt Rogers
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Temperatures remain on the cool side for early August.

If a thunderstorm has winds of at least 80 mph or baseball-size hail, a wireless emergency alert will sound.

  • Kerrin Jeromin
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More than 40 waterspouts were reported, as the season for these vortexes has begun.

  • Tom Niziol
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We expect near-normal temperatures and near-to-above-normal rainfall.

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Today is close to perfect

Very comfortable conditions settle in after a cold front passes through this evening.

  • Greg Porter
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Tomorrow’s got sun and comfort!

  • A. Camden Walker
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Sunday will feature lots of cloud cover with showers and storms threatening throughout the day.

  • Greg Porter
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New research is pouring cold water on once-hot theory.

  • Bob Henson
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Humidity is out of here for the day as highs head for the low 80s.

Four damaging storms tracked through the Washington-Baltimore region Thursday

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90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
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Yearly Average
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67 (1980,2010)
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