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Capital Weather Gang: July 26, 2009 - August 1, 2009

Forecast: Staying Sticky, Slight Storm Chance

* Northwest Sizzles, Texas Withers | A Good Time to Watch Clouds * * Radar, Temps, and More: Weather Wall * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly sunny, 20% chance of a p.m. t'storm. Near 90. | Tonight: Partly cloudy,...

By Jason Samenow  | August 1, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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PM Update: Storms Depart, Quiet Night Ahead

Mostly sunny and rather warm on Saturday * Northwest Sizzles, Texas Withers | A Good Time to Watch Clouds * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Showers and storms, some severe with damaging winds and perhaps a tornado, have passed through the area and...

By Ian Livingston  | July 31, 2009; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Strong to Severe Storms Pounding Parts of Area

* Alert: Tree Down on I-66 in Arlington, Lanes Blocked * * Full Forecast | Outside Now? Radar, Temps and More: Weather Wall * A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the metro area until 9 p.m. An area of showers and storms has moved in from the west,...

By Capital Weather Gang  | July 31, 2009; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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Alert: Tree Down on I-66 in Arlington

* Storms Pounding Parts of Region * All westbound lanes are blocked. The tree fell on westbound side of the interstate at 21st Street near Rosslyn. According to the Get There blog, just one lane is getting by on the eastbound side....

By Jason Samenow  | July 31, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Summer 2009: Northwest Sizzles, Texas Withers

* Severe T-Storm Watch: Full Forecast | A Good Time to Watch Clouds * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps, Clouds & More: Weather Wall * The idiosyncratic summer of 2009 continues, with the Pacific Northwest experiencing an extremely unusual heat wave this week that may be a sign of things...

By Andrew Freedman  | July 31, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: Sticky? Definitely. Stormy? Maybe.

Today's heaviest rain tracks north of D.C. * Severe T-Storm Watch Until 9 PM | Cloud-to-Cloud Lightning * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy and sticky. 60% chance of mainly p.m. showers and storms. Mid-80s. | Tonight: Evening showers/storms?...

By Camden Walker  | July 31, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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PM Update: Warm & Muggy; Isolated Shower?

Unsettled on Friday with a chance of severe weather * Cloud-to-Cloud Lightning | Summer: A Good Time to Watch Clouds * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Since we can't seem to fully rid ourselves from the afternoon/evening shower and storm threat, at least...

By Ian Livingston  | July 30, 2009; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Cloud-to-Cloud Lightning Puts on a Show

* Heat Returns: Full Forecast | A Good Time to Watch Clouds * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * An expansive area of cloud-to-cloud lightning over Washington this past Saturday night. By CWG photographer Kevin Ambrose. The most common type of lightning associated with...

By Kevin Ambrose  | July 30, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Forecast: Ushering in a Warm & Humid August

Sultry and, at times, stormy through early next week * Watching Clouds | Later: Cloud-to-Cloud Lightning Show * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly sunny. Isolated p.m. storm? Near 90. | Tonight: Quite humid and warm. Mid-70s. | Tomorrow: Partly...

By Josh Larson  | July 30, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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PM Update: Scattered Showers and Storms

Heat and sunshine return on Thursday * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Clouds and some light rain through mid-afternoon have limited the severe threat across much of the immediate area, though...

By Ian Livingston  | July 29, 2009; 5:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Summer: A Good Time to Watch Clouds

Wx and the City * Showers Today: Full Forecast | Dangerous Encounter With Katrina * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * What kind of clouds are these? Find out after the jump. Photo courtesy UCAR. Summer is a great time for cloud-watching. This...

By Ann Posegate  | July 29, 2009; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Forecast: Shower, Storm Chances Higher Today

Temperatures briefly dip, heat up again tomorrow * My Dangerous Encounter With Katrina | Later: Cloud Watching * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy. Very humid. Periods of showers and storms. Low-to-mid 80s. | Tonight: Decreasing rain chances. Low...

By Dan Stillman  | July 29, 2009; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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PM Update: Just a Lone Shower or Storm

Rounds of rain and storms possible Wednesday * UnitedCast | Dangerous Encounter With Hurricane Katrina * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * A short-lived and isolated set of showers affected portions of the area this afternoon and more of the same is expected through...

By Ian Livingston  | July 28, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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My Dangerous Encounter With Hurricane Katrina

* Full Forecast | UnitedCast | Saturday Storm Pics | Hurricane Center * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * By Dr. Gregory Postel, Tropical Weather Expert Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 25, 2005. Courtesy NOAA. Several days before Hurricane Katrina came ashore...

By Capital Weather Gang  | July 28, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Forecast: Back to the 90s Today; Pop-Up Storm?

Stagnant, summery pattern stays in place * UnitedCast | Saturday Evening Storms: Recap and Pictures * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly to mostly sunny. 30% chance of a p.m. storm. 89-92. | Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy. Isolated shower...

By Matt Rogers  | July 28, 2009; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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UnitedCast: Very Warm and Humid

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. L.A. FirpoTuesday July 28, 8 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain85-8882-84Partly cloudy, humid30%A somewhat uncomfortably muggy evening. Any storms in the area should be isolated, so chances for rain right at the stadium aren't too high....

By Matt Rogers  | July 28, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM Update: Sultry; Isolated Shower or Storm?

More heat and humidity on Tuesday, storms possible late * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * While the best chance for significant storms this evening appears to be to our south and...

By Ian Livingston  | July 27, 2009; 9:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Saturday Evening Thunderstorms in Washington

* Humidity Hangs On: Full Forecast | CWG's Photo Archive * Lightning strikes behind Arlington National Cemetery as a second batch of storminess pushes toward the city. By CWG photographer Ian Livingston. I was planning on going out to take photos on Saturday for much of last week, primarily because...

By Ian Livingston  | July 27, 2009; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Forecast: Humidity, Storm Chances Hang On

Warm week with rain chances varying from day to day * Moon & Weather | NASA Tweetup | Later: Saturday Storm Photos* EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly to mostly cloudy. Passing morning shower? 40% chance of p.m. storms. Upper 80s to near 90. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Early-evening shower/storm? 68-72. | Tomorrow:...

By Matt Rogers  | July 27, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Storms Mostly Miss; More Chances This Week

* Full Forecast | Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall * The Severe Thunderstorm Watch from earlier has been cancelled, except for Howard and Anne Arundel counties and points east (until 9 p.m.). An area of storms clipped the northern fringes of Loudoun and Montgomery counties, but otherwise...

By Dan Stillman  | July 26, 2009; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Into Evening

* Full Forecast | Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall * The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch, in effect until 9 p.m. Shower and thunderstorm activity developing off to the west is likely to increase in coverage and spread into the D.C. metro area...

By Dan Stillman  | July 26, 2009; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Forecast: More Swelter. More Storms, Too?

* NatCast | Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall * * Moon & Weather | NASA Tweetup | Humidity Misconceptions * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: More clouds than sun. 50% chance of p.m. storms. 87-90. | Tonight: Shower/storm early? Mostly cloudy, sticky. 68-72. | Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. 40% chance...

By Brian Jackson  | July 26, 2009; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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NatCast: Another Day, Another Delay?

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. PadresSunday, July 26, 1:35 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain81-8385-89Muggy50%A sticky, but thanks to mostly cloudy skies, not an unbearably hot day at the ballpark. After last night's rain delay of more than three hours,...

By Brian Jackson  | July 26, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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