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Capital Weather Gang: September 27, 2009 - October 3, 2009

Forecast: More Sun Than Showers

* UnitedCast | SkinsCast | Radar, Temps, & More: Weather Wall * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly cloudy, outside chance of late day shower. 75-79. | Tonight: Clearing skies. 48-55. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 73-77. A Look Ahead | Get Express Forecast by E-mail FORECAST IN DETAIL All week we've been...

By Jason Samenow  | October 3, 2009; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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UnitedCast: Clear and Comfortable

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. Chivas USASaturday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain69-72F64-66FClearing skies10%A very nice evening, with temperature falling from near 70 into the mid-60s.   UnitedCast appears on the day of every United home game. Also,...

By Jason Samenow  | October 3, 2009; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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PM Update: A Few Showers Before Sunny Sunday

Partly sunny Saturday, a scattered shower or storm * September Recap | Cool Autumn Happenings | Redskins Forecast * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps, Clouds & More: Weather Wall * Mostly cloudy skies ruled the day and that continues into tonight. But the clouds should not lead to all that...

By Ian Livingston  | October 2, 2009; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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September Recap: Dry with Typical Temps

* Shower Threat on Saturday: Full Forecast | Redskins Forecast * The latest U.S. Drought Monitor for the region. The National Weather Service Office in Sterling, Va. has issued its monthly summaries for our region's major reporting stations. They tell us not much out of the ordinary occurred last month,...

By Jason Samenow  | October 2, 2009; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Cool Happenings for Cooler Temperatures

Wx and the City * Weekend Forecast | Redskins-Bucs Forecast | Amazing D.C. Sunrise * Foliage begins to emerge in D.C. last October. By CWG photographer Ian Livingston. Fall speaks of festivals, foliage and refreshing weather around the D.C. area. As you plan out your season, here are several outdoor...

By Ann Posegate  | October 2, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: Milder Into Weekend. Any Showers?

Shower threat thru Saturday not too high; sunny Sunday * Redskins-Bucs Forecast | Doom & Gloom of Global Warming * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Brief a.m. shower? Partly sunny p.m. 70s. | Tonight: 30% chance of a few showers. 56-63. | Tomorrow: Partly sunny. 30% chance of showers. 75-79. | Sunday:...

By Camden Walker  | October 2, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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PM Update: Still Cool, Clouds Return Tonight

Warmer on Friday with a mix of clouds and sun * Doom & Gloom of Global Warming | Beautiful Autumn Sunrise * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps, Clouds & More: Weather Wall * Even with high pressure taking (temporary) control some clouds were able to form today. The clouds were...

By Ian Livingston  | October 1, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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The Inevitable Doom & Gloom of Global Warming

* Our Full Forecast | Amazing D.C. Sunrise | Condoms & Climate * Doomsday Graphic by CWG's Steve Tracton I write this article with extreme trepidation given the flamethrower rhetoric witnessed in this blog and elsewhere regarding the reality-versus-fiction debate surrounding the issue of anthropogenic (human-caused) global warming (AGW). I...

By Steve Tracton  | October 1, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Forecast: Brilliant Sunshine & Fall-Like Today

But unsettled with a chance of showers Saturday * Beautiful Sunrise Over D.C. | Current Temps & More: Weather Wall * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. Near 70. | Tonight: Partly cloudy & cool. 46-52. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and milder. Sprinkle or two? Mid-70s. | A Look Ahead | Get...

By Josh Larson  | October 1, 2009; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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PM Update: A Shower or Two Before Chilly Night

Abundant sun returns for Thursday, may not last long * NatCast | UnitedCast | Beautiful Autumn Sunrise over D.C. * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps, Clouds & More: Weather Wall * A small weather system moving by today has kept us fairly cloudy and cool with just a few peeks...

By Ian Livingston  | September 30, 2009; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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An Amazing Pre-Storm Sunrise

* Refreshing Fall Weather: Full Forecast | NatCast | UnitedCast * The rising sun produces nice color in the sky over Washington as our storm system approaches Saturday morning. I have found the most colorful sunrises occur as storm systems approach from the west with clear skies to the east....

By Kevin Ambrose  | September 30, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Forecast: Fall Weather Worth Appreciating

Nice into Friday except a couple showers possible today * NatCast | UnitedCast | Wear a Condom... Save the Planet? * * Tsunami Devastates Pacific Islands | NOAA's Tsunami Web site * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: A fair amount of clouds. A couple showers. Mid-60s. | Tonight: Mostly clear and quite...

By Dan Stillman  | September 30, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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NatCast: Shower Chance for Final Home Game

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. MetsWednesday Sept. 30, 4:35 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain64-67F60-63FPartly cloudy30-40%Not expecting any prolonged rainfall, but there is the chance of a passing shower or sprinkle. That does it for this season's NatCast. We'll see...

By Dan Stillman  | September 30, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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UnitedCast: Coolest Game Since April

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. San Juan JablotehWednesday, 8 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain59-62F55-58FMostly Clear10%It's been since April that we've seen temperatures in the 50s during a United game. Should feel rather refreshing as long as you're dressed warm enough....

By Dan Stillman  | September 30, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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PM Update: Cool Breezes With a Side of Clouds

Winds diminish starting tonight; Wednesday stays chilled * NatCast | Condoms and Climate Change | Hurricane Gloria * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * Cool weather that arrived on gusty winds yesterday got better established today and highs responded by only reaching the mid-and-upper...

By Ian Livingston  | September 29, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Wear a Condom... Save the Planet?

* Our Full Forecast | NatCast | Reflecting on Hurricane Gloria * As if the climate debate wasn't hot enough, now sex is part of it too. According to recent studies, family planning programs such as distributing condoms could be a more cost-effective way to fight climate change than investing...

By Andrew Freedman  | September 29, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: October-like Weather Arrives

Cooler, crisper weather with sunshine at times * NatCast | Reflecting on Hurricane Gloria * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Variable clouds. Breezy. 67-71. Tonight: Partly cloudy, cool. 48-52. | Tomorrow: Variable clouds again. 67-71. | A Look Ahead | Get Express Forecast by E-mail FORECAST IN DETAIL In the wake of...

By Matt Rogers  | September 29, 2009; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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NatCast: Cool - Bring Your Baseball Jersey

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. MetsTuesday, September 29, 7:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain63-6657-60Partly cloudy, some breezes10%Partly cloudy with cooler weather by evening and some breezes. Light jackets may be needed.   NatCast appears on the day of every...

By Matt Rogers  | September 29, 2009; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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PM Update: Cold Front Passes, Cool Air Coming

Crisp nights and sunny days the rest of the work week * NatCast | Reflecting on Hurricane Gloria | Weather Wall * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * A cold front that brought scattered quick-moving showers to the area this afternoon is now moving...

By Ian Livingston  | September 28, 2009; 5:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Reflecting on Hurricane Gloria

* Fresh, crisp autumn air coming: Full Forecast | NatCast * Hurricane Gloria lashes the coast of New England, 24 years ago. Image courtesy NOAA. Weather - especially severe weather - has a way of teaching us lessons, reminding us of our limitations as humans and stirring our curiosity. Hurricane...

By Ann Posegate  | September 28, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Forecast: Fall to Bring Its Finest

Mild with a slight chance of showers today * Temps & More: Weather Wall | Hurricane Tracking Station * * New! Get CWG's Express Forecast by E-mail: Sign Me Up * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Some sun, chance of showers, breezy. 75-79. | Tonight: Breezy and cool. 50-55. | Tomorrow: Partly...

By Jason Samenow  | September 28, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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NatCast: Breezy Baseball

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. MetsMonday Sept. 28, 7:05 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain67-69F60-62FPartly cloudy, breezy15%Cool air will be spilling into the area behind a cold front. So expect breezy conditions (from the west at 10-20 mph) and temperatures...

By Jason Samenow  | September 28, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: Showers, Partial Clearing, Then Cooling

* NatCast | UnitedCast | Outside Now?: Weather Wall * * Rain Totals Thru Last Night - DCA: 1.61", IAD: 1.10", BWI: 1.31" * Today's Daily Digit A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. Crisp a.m. but mild p.m. And some sun, on a...

By Brian Jackson  | September 27, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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UnitedCast: Some Sun, Slim Shower Chance

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Soccer Insider * United vs. San Jose EarthquakesSunday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m., RFK Stadium KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain71-74F69-72FMostly cloudy, shower?25%There's a good possibility of some breaks in the clouds during the game, though an isolated shower could pop up. Temperatures should generally...

By Jason Samenow  | September 27, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Natcast: (Most) Rain Outta Here Before First Pitch

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Nationals Journal * Nationals vs. BravesSunday, Sept. 27, 1:35 p.m., Nationals Park First Pitch9th InningWeatherChance of Rain70-72F73-75FMostly cloudy, isolated showers30%Not an ideal day for baseball, but as long as they got the tarp down yesterday, there shouldn't be any issues getting this...

By Brian Jackson  | September 27, 2009; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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