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A beautiful end to the work week. Summer “sweatiness” returns Sunday, with a pretty warm Memorial Day too.

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This near-perfect game weather should prove quite a treat!

  • A. Camden Walker
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The Columbia tornado was rated an EF-1 while, in Virginia, winds gusted to 68 mph at Reagan National Airport.

A more comfortable airmass moves in after an evening of severe weather.

  • Greg Porter
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The storm came as a surprise to some. In Tuesday’s outlook, Jefferson City was listed by the Storm Prediction Center as having a “marginal risk” of severe weather Wednesday.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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The agency warned that just one storm could have devastating impacts for coastal and nearby inland communities.

Government agencies are at an impasse on how to proceed.

The holiday weekend is quite warm with increasing humidity, but showers and storms should be relatively few and far between.

  • David Streit
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Some locations will top out close to 90 degrees Thursday.

  • Greg Porter
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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.

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