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Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 07:01 PM EDT

Global Warming Is Fueling Hurricanes

Global Warming Is Fueling Hurricanes

A new study found that our changing climate is weakening the vertical wind shear, which protects the coast from storms. Amelia Draper reports.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Wildfires in Western Canada Affecting Visibility in DC

Wildfires in Western Canada Affecting Visibility in DC

Amelia Draper reports on how a wildfire in western Canada is producing smoke that makes the sky hazy in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.

Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:07 PM EDT

60 Space X Satellites Visible Outside Beltway at 9 p.m.

60 Space X Satellites Visible Outside Beltway at 9 p.m.

Amelia Draper reports on the 60 Space X satellites that will be visible Monday at 9 p.m. for those in rural areas well outside the Beltway.

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 03:43 PM EDT

Hurricane Season 2019: A Sense of Fear for Towns Already Hit

Hurricane Season 2019: A Sense of Fear for Towns Already Hit

The annual start of hurricane season casts a shadow of dread over coastal sections of the United States. People fret over the next Big One, even as communities struggle to recover from the last one. For some...

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12:03 PM EDT
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By Maggie More

Photos: Tornado, Storms Leave Path of Damage in DC Area

Take a look at the damage done by the storms that passed through the region Thur...View gallery

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 08:14 PM EDT

Sweltering Heat and a Chance of Isolated Storms

Sweltering Heat and a Chance of Isolated Storms

Storms were severe to the north and south of the D.C. region Wednesday, but there was only a chance of a few showers in our area.

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 05:40 AM EDT

Here's Your Memorial Day Forecast

Here's Your Memorial Day Forecast

We'll have a nice finish to the long weekend on Monday, although the heat and humidity will be back Tuesday.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 08:13 PM EDT

Storms Down Trees Across the Area

Storms Down Trees Across the Area

Falling trees crushed cars, started a fire and trapped a teen in her home in Bethesda. Jackie Bensen reports.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

Tree Falls on SE DC Home

Tree Falls on SE DC Home

An uprooted tree broke a concrete road and fell against a home in Southeast D.C. Shomari Stone reports.

Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

Weather Alert: Strong to Severe Widespread Thunderstorms

Weather Alert: Strong to Severe Widespread Thunderstorms

Lines of storms bringing heavy rain, winds and possibly hail are headed towards the D.C. area for Sunday afternoon and evening.

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