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It's yet another weekend with wet weather in 2018.

Most lulls in the rain this weekend are temporary. Tomorrow's could be a little longer-lived.

The Weather Service predicts 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain. Just over a half-inch is needed to break record.

Over 100 meteors shot across the sky every hour at peak.

Some ski areas are reporting their best early season conditions in years.

A pair of binoculars are your best bet to catch a glimpse of comet Wirtanen.

  • Blaine Friedlander
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That tornadoes might form from the ground up isn't a new idea, but there has been little observational evidence to support it.

Keep that lined raincoat handy through the weekend and watch for flooding.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Our longest totally dry spell of the year persists a little longer.

Around an inch of rain is predicted to fall by Saturday morning.

The spider ended up in a web of trouble.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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The weekend looks unsettled with shower chances both days.

  • Matt Rogers
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Other than an isolated raindrop or snowflake, we stay dry.

The National Weather Service said it wasn't precipitation. The blob eventually broke up over western Kentucky.

And yet, by the weekend, this year will probably be the wettest on record for our area.

The Geminids promise to be the best meteor shower of the year, if the weather cooperates.

  • Matthew Cappucci
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A 4.4-magnitude earthquake and aftershock hit Tennessee and was felt more than 150 miles away in Atlanta.

We're a bit milder by this weekend, as we inch closer to making this D.C.'s wettest year on record.

You'll probably still want various levels of bundled up.

Two storm-related deaths have been confirmed, while a truck driver remains missing.

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At a Glance

Sat.

rain
-- /52°
Drop 100%

Sun.

rain
42° /44°
Drop 90%

Mon.

partlycloudyday
36° /51°

Tue.

sunny_clear
31° /43°

Wed.

sunny_clear
30° /47°

Thu.

rain
34° /50°
Drop 30%
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

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Record rain tracker

61.37”

2018's record rainfall total

Record amount

61.33” from 1889

Other wettest years

60.83” (2003), 60.09” (1878), 58.17” (1886), 57.54” (1948)

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