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Some locations will top out close to 90 degrees Thursday.

  • Greg Porter
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61° /87°
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68° /83°

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62° /83°

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70° /90°

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69° /85°
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66° /84°

The twisters and torrents have left behind damaged homes, inundated communities, as well as four fatalities. And the severe weather is far from over.

Matthias Leu, a tick researcher, says warmer temperatures may increase some tick-borne diseases.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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Memorial Day weekend looks very warm and humid with just small chances for late day showers and storms.

  • Greg Porter
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One more day of ideal weather shows up before heat and humidity return to end the work week.

  • Greg Porter
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More than 3 inches fell, for the only the fifth time on record so late in the season.

The storm’s sweeping effects have included flooding and more than 20 tornadoes in the Southern Plains.

While it was a blessing for a great many, the “bust” raises questions about where things stand regarding the accuracy of predicting severe storms.

The shark tank at the Oklahoma Aquarium is constructed from concrete “over a foot thick," it said.

And they’re making it more dangerous than the tornadoes themselves.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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Subtropical Storm Andrea forms south of Bermuda, making 2019 the fifth consecutive year with a named storm in the Atlantic ahead of the official June 1 start.

Recent summerlike conditions are derailed for a couple days by very pleasant late-spring conditions,

  • Matt Rogers
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The Weather Service has declared a ‘high risk’ for an outbreak of severe storms for the first time in two years.

It is the fifth preseason tropical storm to form in the last five years in the Atlantic.

A refreshing airmass is ready to invade the region once a cold front passes by tonight.

  • Greg Porter
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Most days hit the summery 80s but Tuesday and Wednesday feature more springlike 70s.

Monday is another hot one, with a slightly better chance than today of storms developing closer to D.C.

  • Greg Porter
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Too bad most pools don't open until next weekend.

  • Brian Jackson
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Definitely a summer-like feel to Sunday night baseball.

  • Brian Jackson
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It might be time to open up those pools a bit earlier than normal, as temperatures push close to the 90 degree mark on Sunday.

  • Greg Porter
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Enormous hail, destructive winds, and potentially strong tornadoes could target parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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At a Glance

Thu.

rain
61° /87°
Drop 50%

Fri.

sunny_clear
68° /83°

Sat.

partlycloudyday
62° /83°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
70° /90°

Mon.

rain
69° /85°
Drop 20%

Tue.

partlycloudyday
66° /84°
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2019 Heat Tracker

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Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
45

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