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We close out the work week with lots of sun, low humidity and pleasant temperatures.

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Around 3 inches fell in an hour in some locations.

Many locations have seen their driest summer on record as rivers dwindle to a trickle.

Thursday night’s Sturgeon moon may be spectacular, but skywatchers may end up wishing it wasn’t there.

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At least 28 people have died and 479 others have been injured in 132 wind-related bounce house incidents since 2000, according to a report.

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Friday and Saturday, in particular, should be magnificent.

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Areas of high water remain as rain dwindles into the night. A new weather regime begins arriving Thursday.

The area from Alexandria through northeast D.C. into Prince George’s County saw the heaviest rainfall

The phenomena was a picturesque display of cloud iridescence

A trend toward warmer nights is one of the leading indicators of human-caused climate change.

Some storms later today could be strong to severe. Tomorrow we transition to a new pattern for Friday through Sunday.

About 15 inches of rain hit southwestern Seoul on Monday, according to the Korean Meteorological Administration, and seven people were missing.

Isolated heavy downpours remain possible. They may be more widespread tomorrow.

London and Paris are forecast to reach 90 degrees or higher late this week.

As water demand has grown, researchers say a lack of rain and mismanagement has led to one of the worst droughts in the northern half of the country.

The heat index heads for near and above 100 today, with a few storms possible later today, and an even better chance of storms tomorrow.

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Localized flooding is possible in the most intense activity. Expect low to mid-90s and more storm chances on Tuesday.

In recent years, every time three or more people have been killed by a lightning strike in the U.S., they’ve all made the same critical mistake.

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Parts of northern Illinois were also under flash flood warnings Monday.

Big drop in heat and humidity coming later in the week

The blast killed a retired couple from Wisconsin and a bank official from California. A woman raising money for refugees was badly wounded but survived.

Storm chances will be less today and tomorrow, but the heat and humidity just won't quit.

  • Greg Porter
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After the chance of a few storms today, Monday looks to have the lowest chance of storms and Wednesday the highest.

  • Molly Robey
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The hottest place on earth is soaked after record rainfall, trapping visitors, staff and cars for hours.

Scattered storms with heavy downpours are likely this evening.

  • Greg Porter
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