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Capital Weather Gang: April 12, 2009 - April 18, 2009

Forecast: Warm Sun Today, Cool Sunday Showers

* A Chat with the Hurricane Center Director | Natcast: Spectacular * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. 75-79. | Tonight: Mostly clear, then increasing high clouds. 45-50. | Tomorrow: Increasing clouds, late day rain. 60-65. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Today's weather will be simply spectacular, but tomorrow...

By Jason Samenow  | April 18, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Natcast: Sensational Baseball Weather

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. MarlinsSaturday, April 18, 1:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain73F76FMostly Sunny0%An ideal day to catch a game: blue skies, comfortably warm temps and a gentle breeze. Enjoy   NatCast appears on the day of every...

By Jason Samenow  | April 18, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM Update: 'Perfect' Spring Weather Grips Area

Sunny Saturday; Showers possible late Sunday? * A Chat with Bill Read | NatCast | UnitedCast | Spring Happenings * If I was going to deem a calm-weather day "perfect" (I'm going a step further than Camden's "near-perfect"), this might be it. Wall-to-wall sunshine greeted those who were able to...

By Ian Livingston  | April 17, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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CWG Talks to Hurricane Center Director

Bahamas Weather Conference: Day One Wrap * Full Forecast | NatCast | UnitedCast | Events for Rain & Shine * I (Jamie Jones, right) sit down with National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read (left) at the Bahamas Weather Conference in Nassau. The 13th Annual Bahamas Weather Conference, currently underway on...

By Jamie Jones  | April 17, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Forecast: Doesn't Get Much Better Than This

Sun & 70s today & tomorrow; rain by Sunday night? * NatCast | UnitedCast | Maui Photos | Events for Rain & Shine * * Later: CWG Reports From the Bahamas Weather Conference * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Sunny. Cool start. Afternoon warmth. Low 70s. | Tonight: Clear. 40s. | Tomorrow:...

By Camden Walker  | April 17, 2009; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
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UnitedCast: Sweet Soccer Weather

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. New EnglandFriday April 17, 7 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain66F61FClear & Calm0%Pretty sweet soccer weather, both for fans and players alike. Temperatures in the 60s should be comfortable with a medium-weight jacket on, though it...

By Dan Stillman  | April 17, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Natcast: Slightly Cooler Than Perfect

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. FloridaFriday April 17, 7:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain66F59FClear & Calm0%Clear skies and light winds will be nice, but do prepare for pretty cool temperatures near the end of the game. It's all about...

By Camden Walker  | April 17, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM Update: A Cloudy April Delivers Sunny Gift

More clear skies on Friday with rising temperatures Frost Advisory Tonight for Entire Metro Area * Preparing for a Hurricane | NatCast: Clear & Cool | Maui Photos * Something pretty odd for this April happened today -- the sun came out from hiding. With 10 of 16 days this...

By Ian Livingston  | April 16, 2009; 9:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Do You Have a Hurricane Plan?

* Sunny Stretch: Full Forecast | NatCast: A Bit Cool | Maui Photos * Hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1. But April is none too soon to make sure you're ready if you live in a hurricane-prone zone. In the video below, Max Mayfield, former director of the...

By Capital Weather Gang  | April 16, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Maui's Scenic, Sometimes Scary Road to Hana

* Sun Today & Soon the 70s: Full Forecast | NatCast: Clear and Cool * The Wailua Falls, one of many waterfalls along the road to Hana on Maui's eastern coast. If you visit Maui you will probably notice many tourists wearing the "I survived the Road to Hana" T-shirt....

By Kevin Ambrose  | April 16, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Forecast: Sun Today, and Soon the Seventies

Sunny and increasingly warm through Saturday * NatCast: No Rain | Events for Rain & Shine | Later: Maui Photos * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Welcome back, sun! Low 60s. | Tonight: Clear and cool. Mid-30s to low 40s. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and warmer. 68-73. | A Look Ahead FORECAST...

By Dan Stillman  | April 16, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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NatCast: Somewhat Cool With Clear Skies

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. PhilliesThursday April 16, 7:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain59F54FMostly Clear0%Quite a change from yesterday's rain out. Tonight we get clear skies, though still somewhat cool with temperatures dropping through the 50s.   NatCast appears...

By Dan Stillman  | April 16, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM Update: Long-Lasting Storm Winds Down

Glorious sunshine returns on Thursday * Spring Happenings, Rain and Shine | NatCast: Dismal * Morning drizzle has given way to some afternoon rain as the finale of this slow moving weather system shows its stuff. Showers, heavy at times, should continue the rest of the day and into the...

By Ian Livingston  | April 15, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Spring Happenings, Rain and Shine

Wx and the City * Sun, Warmth on the Way: Full Forecast * Planning outdoor activities during this "in-between" weather (warm and sunny days interspersed with cool and showery days) can be challenging. Yet, there are many great events happening in the metro region over the next several days, and...

By Ann Posegate  | April 15, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: One More Day of Raw; Then a Thaw

* NatCast: Dismal | Thirst Quenching Low | Later: Spring Happenings * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Drizzle and light rain. Near 50. | Tonight: Scattered showers. Near 40. | Tomorrow: Becoming sunny & much milder! Mid-60s. | Tomorrow Night: Clear & chilly. Upper 30s. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL...

By Josh Larson  | April 15, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Natcast: Umbrellas & Coats Recommended

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. PhilliesWednesday, April 15, 7:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain47F44FCloudy with drizzle70%Low cloud cover and drizzle, along with the chance for a steadier shower here or there, look to conspire against Nationals baseball Wednesday night....

By Josh Larson  | April 15, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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PM Update: This Raw and Rainy Story Continues

More chilly rain Wednesday before sunny repreive * Thirst Quenching Low | Climate Reporting Presents Challenges* After morning rains -- mainly from I-95 and to the east -- today has been dominated by clouds, mist and some showers. Highs around 50 have been capped by the clouds and dampness helping...

By Ian Livingston  | April 14, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The Cutoff Low - Quenching our Thirst

* Rain, Rain, Rain: Full Forecast * The cutoff low (about 20,000 feet up in the atmosphere or at 500mb), depicted by the big circle in the center of each map panel, will plod eastward, producing unsettled weather for the next 24-36 hours. As Matt mentioned in his post earlier...

By Jason Samenow  | April 14, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Forecast: Rain, Rain, Rain

Is this our D.C. drought bail-out? * Reporting on Climate Extremes | Later: The Cutoff Low * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Rain. 49-53. | Tonight: More rain. 41-44.| Tomorrow: Yet more rain. 49-53.| A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Our current rainfall budget deficit for 2009 at Washington Reagan National (DCA)...

By Matt Rogers  | April 14, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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PM Update: More Needed Rain Arrives Tonight

Showers and raw conditions persist Tuesday * Climate Extreme Reporting Presents Challenges * Scattered sunny breaks in the high clouds of today are now being replaced by lowering and thickening clouds in advance of a series of storms that promises to keep us wet off and on for the next...

By Ian Livingston  | April 13, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Climate Extreme Reporting Presents Challenges

Linking global warming and weather a sticky issue * Increasing Clouds, Rain Tonight: Full Forecast | NatCast * Two recent extreme events - record flooding in Fargo, North Dakota, and deadly drought-related wildfires in southern Australia - have again highlighted the question of how journalists should portray the relationship between...

By Andrew Freedman  | April 13, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
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Forecast: From Cool to Wet to Warming

* NatCast: Chilly Opener | Later: Reporting on Climate Extremes * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Increasing clouds. 51-55 | Tonight: Rain developing. 45-49. Tomorrow: Scattered light rain. 50-54. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL The next six days will be half nice and half dismal. The dismal days kick off...

By Jason Samenow  | April 13, 2009; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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NatCast: Cloudy, Cool for Home Opener; Light Rain?

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. Phillies (Home Opener)Monday April 13, 3:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain53F52FLight Rain?30%The Nats home schedule will open on the gray side. Expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures fairly steady in the low 50s throughout...

By Dan Stillman  | April 13, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: A Chill in the Wind

* NatCast: Comfortably Coolish for Home Opener * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny, breezy. 53-57 | Tonight: Clear and cold. 29-33. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, clouds late. 54-58. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Yesterday Jason said the upcoming weather was good news. It's a little chilly for my...

By Brian Jackson  | April 12, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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