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Just one year on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, this now infamous storm delivered a flood catastrophe across the Southeast with over 30 inches of rain in spots.

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Wednesday is set to be the clearest, sunniest day the D.C. area has witnessed in about two weeks. That's a really long cloudy streak for September in the capital.

The powerful storm also generated a massive storm surge, just three days after assaulting the Philippines.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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We finally break free of the clouds today, and tomorrow looks quite nice too.

A nearly perfect evening at Audi Field.

The alert, which students received Monday evening, was prompted by information from AccuWeather, a private company that sometimes works with public bodies.

A cold front is delivering a breath of fresher air.

Spin from Florence's remnant vortex and an invasion of dry air from the west stoked a mini-tornado outbreak in Richmond, reminiscent of Ivan in 2004.

Huge hurricane rainfall keeps happening as storms slow down, grow larger, and draw in more water.

Showers and storms will be most numerous in our eastern areas as the remnants of Florence finally pull away.

Another round of showers and storms are possible this afternoon. Sunnier skies rebound tomorrow and linger through the workweek.

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A flooding downpour or two is possible as Florence’s remnants sweep by.

'This isn't a river ... it's Interstate 40,' tweeted the North Carolina transportation department, as it shared the stunning footage.

The severe weather risk is down tonight, but downpours and some rumbles remain possible.

Storms killed at least one person in the Richmond area Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Florence swept through the Mid-Atlantic.

Five dozen river locations were in flood stage Monday morning, 18 of which were in major flooding, which is typically characterized by catastrophic property inundation and evacuations.

Much quieter weather and finally some sunshine later this week.

The devastating rain event will only slowly relent in southeast North Carolina as it pushes toward the Appalachians and eventually the Northeast.

The former hurricane will drop a lot of rain in the Appalachians and will kick-start some showers and thunderstorms locally.

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The remnants of Florence finally catch up with us to start the work week, and while we don’t expect anything too extreme, some heavy tropical downpours are possible.

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A passing shower is possible by the fourth quarter.

  • Brian Jackson
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At a Glance

Wed.

sunny_clear
-- /88°

Thu.

partlycloudyday
67° /82°

Fri.

partlycloudyday
68° /83°

Sat.

rain
71° /80°
Drop 30%

Sun.

rain
63° /74°
Drop 30%

Mon.

rain
61° /73°
Drop 40%
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