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Capital Weather Gang: August 23, 2009 - August 29, 2009

Forecast: A Few Evening Showers & Storms

Diminished rain chances tomorrow, then cooler * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * * Feeling the Power of Hurricane-Force Winds | Year of Science * * Where's Danny? Hurricane Tracking Center * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy, scattered showers and t'storms. 82-86. | Tonight:...

By Jason Samenow  | August 29, 2009; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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PM Update: Periods of Rain Lead to Flood Threat

Danny to pass east of area Saturday; Nicer Sunday * Flash Flood Watch Thru Tonight for Metro Area & North (Map) * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | SkinsCast * * Is Danny a Threat to the East Coast? | Track Danny | Beach Forecast *...

By Ian Livingston  | August 28, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Is Tropical Storm Danny a Threat to U.S. Coast?

Storm complicates busy Saturday in Boston area * Flash Flood Watch Thru Tonight: D.C. Area Forecast | SkinsCast * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * * Danny's Impact on the Beaches | Hurricane Tracking Center * Latest National Hurricane Center forecast track, as...

By Greg Postel  | August 28, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Forecast: Unsettled, But Not Danny's Fault

Cooler with daily shower/storm threats through weekend * Flash Flood Watch Thru Tonight for Metro Area & North (Map) * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | SkinsCast * * Is T.S. Danny a Threat to U.S. Coast? | Hurricane Tracking Center * * New! Get CWG's...

By Camden Walker  | August 28, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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SkinsCast: In the 70s, With Showers or Storms?

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Redskins Insider * Redskins vs. Patriots (Preseason)Friday Aug. 28, 8 p.m., FedEx Field Kickoff2-Min WarningWeatherChance of Precip.72-7670-73Muggy60%While we may get lucky with some lulls in the rain, periods of soaking showers and a few thunderstorms are a legitimate threat leading up to...

By Dan Stillman  | August 28, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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PM Update: Still Warm, But Cool Down Coming

Rain chances return; What about Danny? * Outside Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * * Feeling the Power of Hurricane-Force Winds | Year of Science * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Lots of sun aided in getting temperatures...

By Ian Livingston  | August 27, 2009; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Feeling the Power of Hurricane-Force Winds

* Cooler, Showery Tomorrow: Full Forecast | Year of Science * * T.S. Danny's Winds Near 60 mph: Hurricane Tracking Center * * Danny's Impact Likely Minimal for Metro Area: Weekend Forecast * CWG's Steve Tracton faces down winds up to 100 mph in the University of MarylandGlenn L. Martin...

By Steve Tracton  | August 27, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: Warm/Dry Today; Cool/Wet Tomorrow

Danny's effect on weekend uncertain but likely small * Where's Danny? Hurricane Tracking Center | Year of Science * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny & warm. 85-90. | Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Scattered storms. Upper 60s. | Tomorrow: Mostly...

By Josh Larson  | August 27, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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PM Update: Quite Warm and Still Quiet

A little cooler Thursday, some showers or storms late? * Tropical Storm Danny Forms | Storm Sequence Photos * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Lots of sun today was joined with moderate levels of humidity to create a rather hot one for late...

By Ian Livingston  | August 26, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Celebrate Weather & Climate With Year of Science

* Our Full Forecast | UnitedCast | Meet Tropical Storm Danny * Confused about science, or want to learn more about it? Year of Science 2009 is a national, year-long celebration to improve public understanding about how science works, why it matters and who scientists are. Each month this year,...

By Ann Posegate  | August 26, 2009; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Meet Tropical Storm Danny

Impacts on U.S. uncertain; Worst may stay offshore * Our Full Forecast | UnitedCast | Hurricane Tracking Center * Infrared satellite view of Tropical Storm Danny this morning. As of 11 a.m., Danny was about 775 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. Courtesy NOAA. By Greg Postel, Hurricane Expert The...

By Greg Postel  | August 26, 2009; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Forecast: Sunny Again, Then Rain Chances Return

Tropical Storm Danny could impact weather by weekend * UnitedCast | Meet TS Danny: Hurricane Tracking Center * * Hot, Hazy, Humid Williamsburg | Hotter Augusts for D.C.? * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. Low 90s. | Tonight:...

By Dan Stillman  | August 26, 2009; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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UnitedCast: Warm and Without Storms

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. TolucaWednesday Aug. 26, 8 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain86F82FA bit humid5%Rain threat is slim to none -- before, during and after the game. Enjoy a warm late-August evening.   UnitedCast appears on the day of...

By Dan Stillman  | August 26, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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PM Update: Warm Today, Hot Tomorrow

Mostly sunny Wed. with above-average temperatures * Storm Sequence Photos | Hotter Augusts Upcoming in D.C.? * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * A few extra clouds floating by overhead today have helped hold temperatures down a smidge, but most places are still rising...

By Ian Livingston  | August 25, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Hot, Humid, Hazy Williamsburg

* Heat and Humidity Building: Full Forecast | Storm Photo Sequence * The Fife and Drum Corps parade down Duke of Gloucester Street minutes after a quick-moving thunderstorm had soaked Colonial Williamsburg. As the sun emerged after the storm, the air felt quite humid. It must have felt especially uncomfortable...

By Kevin Ambrose  | August 25, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Storm Sequence from Friday, August 21, 2009

* Heat Building: Full Forecast | Hurricane Tracking Center * A storm moves into Tysons Corner, Aug. 21, 2009 at 2:22 p.m. I feel fortunate that I work in a 10th floor office building in Tysons Corner when it comes to viewing storms. Last Friday, I had a very good...

By Kevin Ambrose  | August 25, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Forecast: Dry Today, But Heat & Humidity Building

* Hurricane Tracking Station | Augusts to Turn Hotter? * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * * Later: Friday's Storm Sequence * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. 87-91. Tonight: Partly cloudy. 67-72. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 89-93 | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL...

By Matt Rogers  | August 25, 2009; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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PM Update: Quite Nice for August

Warming up a bit Tuesday, still mostly sunny * Climate Study Projects Hotter Augusts for D.C. * Muggy dew points of Saturday transitioned to moderate yesterday and have reached comfortable levels today as light north winds bring drier air in, at least temporarily. Along with lower humidity, mostly sunny...

By Ian Livingston  | August 24, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Climate Study Projects Hotter Augusts for D.C.

* A Very Warm Week: Full Forecast | NatCast * Washington, DC like Orlando from Climate Central on Vimeo. August in the Mid-Atlantic is notorious for its heat and humidity, which has long driven an annual exodus of official and unofficial Washington to cooler destinations. It's no accident; after all,...

By Andrew Freedman  | August 24, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
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Forecast: Drier Week Ahead, Still Very Warm

* NatCast | Weather Wall | Hurricane Tracking Station * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * * Later: Climate Change, August Heat, and D.C. * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly to mostly sunny. Mid-80s. | Tonight: Partly cloudy, 65-70.| Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 85-90. | A...

By Jason Samenow  | August 24, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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NatCast: A Warm Summer Afternoon

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. BrewersMonday, August 24, 4:35 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain85F79FPartly sunny20%It will be a decent afternoon to skip out of the office early and head to Nationals Park. Sure, a very isolated thunderstorm can't be...

By Jason Samenow  | August 24, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: Storms Stay Another Day?

* Bill Skirts Canadian Coast: Hurricane Tracking Center * * Outside Right Now? Radar, Temps & More: Weather Wall * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly sunny. 30% chance of storms. Mid-80s.| Tonight: Any storms exit, partly cloudy. 68-71.| Tomorrow:...

By Brian Jackson  | August 23, 2009; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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NatCast: Spotty Showers?

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. BrewersSunday, August 23, 1:35 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain79F83FMostly cloudy, spotty showers30%I'd play on the safe side and bring an umbrella today, but chances are they'll get today's game in just fine. The best...

By Brian Jackson  | August 23, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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