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Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 08:03 PM EDT

'Dog Days of Summer' Has Nothing to Do With Your Pet

'Dog Days of Summer' Has Nothing to Do With Your Pet

Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper explains the origin of "dog days of summer."

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 08:02 PM EDT

Backyard Weather: Jubilee Housing

Backyard Weather: Jubilee Housing

Storm Team4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer forecasts from Jubilee Housing's latest justice housing development.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 05:28 PM EDT

Severe T-Storm Warning for Prince George's, Anne Arundel

Severe T-Storm Warning for Prince George's, Anne Arundel

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect Thursday afternoon for parts of Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, Maryland, until 4 p.m.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 05:37 AM EDT

Did Hurricane Barry Prevent a Near-Record 'Dead Zone'?

Did Hurricane Barry Prevent a Near-Record 'Dead Zone'?

Scientists are back from measuring the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" where there's too little oxygen to sustain marine life in a large underwater area starting at the sea floor. One big question is whether...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 05:38 PM EDT

Alaska Records 95 Straight Days of Hotter Than Usual Temps

Alaska Records 95 Straight Days of Hotter Than Usual Temps

Since homes in Alaska are built to keep the heat in, residents are sweltering. Salmon, an Alaskan specialty, are also dying off in the heat. News4's Amelia Draper reports.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 01:56 PM EDT

Weather Alert: Strong Storms Pop Up Wednesday Evening

Weather Alert: Strong Storms Pop Up Wednesday Evening

Scattered storms popped up earlier Wednesday evening in parts of Maryland and Virginia.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 at 10:13 PM EDT

DC Region on Track to Break Summer Temperature Records

DC Region on Track to Break Summer Temperature Records

With plenty of summer still to go, we may soon break a new temperature record. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:41 PM EDT

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Strikes Europe

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Strikes Europe

The U.K. hit over 100 degrees Thursday. The latest heat wave is also shattering temperature records across parts of Europe. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper explains how our changing climate is partly to...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM EDT

Watch Our Chief Meteorologist Race Middle School Students

Watch Our Chief Meteorologist Race Middle School Students

Storm Team4 Meteorologist Doug Kammerer gave Silver Spring swimmers a run for their money.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:02 PM EDT

Europe Melts Under Sahara Heat Wave, Smashes Heat Records

Europe Melts Under Sahara Heat Wave, Smashes Heat Records

Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn't help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans and tourists...

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