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Capital Weather Gang: October 18, 2009 - October 24, 2009

Forecast: Some Saturday showers, Sunday sun

Very mild conditions today, t-storm possible * Woolly worm makes winter forecast | CWG's annual photo contest * * Radar loops, temps & more: Weather Wall | Lightning Map * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Chance of showers (50%), t-storm. Breezy and warm. 74-78. | Tonight: Any showers ending, gradual clearing. 41-46....

By Jason Samenow  | October 24, 2009; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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PM Update: A few evening showers, more Saturday

Weekend starts wet, ends sunny * Woolly worm makes winter forecast | CWG's annual photo contest * * Outside now? Radar, temps, clouds & more: Weather Wall * Clouds and cooler temperatures arrived today as a northeast and east wind funnels in cooler air off the ocean. Highs reached into...

By Ian Livingston  | October 23, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Woolly worm makes winter forecast

* Which weekend day will be nicer? Full Forecast | CWG photo contest * A woolly bear caterpillar, captured on camera by CWG reader spgass1. Move over, Punxatawny Phil. Make way for Wilbur -- the winner of this year's Woolly Worm race at the 32nd Annual Woolly Worm Festival in...

By Ann Posegate  | October 23, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Forecast: Some showers before Sunday sun

Not a washout, but rain chances today through tomorrow * CWG's annual photo contest | Climate activists rally around '350' * * Temps & more: Weather Wall | Email this Forecast to a friend * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy. 50% chance of p.m. showers. Mid-60s. | Tonight: Chance of...

By Camden Walker  | October 23, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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PM Update: Out with the warm, in with the showers

Rain chances arrive later tomorrow, last into weekend * For climate activists, '350' is a call to action | Annual photo contest * * Outside now? Radar, temps, clouds & more: Weather Wall * Our final milder-than-normal afternoon of this very pleasant stretch of autumn weather is coming to a...

By Ian Livingston  | October 22, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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CWG's annual photo contest

Wx and the city Top 10 pick from 2008 CWG photo contest. By Bennett Lipscomb. Taken from Mt. Pleasant on June 7, 2008. The nice thing about weather is that it comes to you. Sure, you could chase a tornado or fly into a hurricane. But for the most part,...

By Ann Posegate  | October 22, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: Warm & dry, then cooler with showers

Weekend to start off wet * Current temps, clouds, & more: Weather Wall * * For climate activists, '350' is a call to action | Earthquake weather * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny & warm. 74-79. | Tonight: Increasing clouds. 50-55. Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy. Afternoon showers. Mid-60s. | A Look...

By Josh Larson  | October 22, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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PM Update: Warm today, warmer tomorrow

Another nice one Thursday, rain chances return after * For climate activists, '350' is a call to action | Earthquake weather * * Outside now? Radar, temps, clouds & more: Weather Wall * Our current stretch of near-perfect weather is into day 3, with the main day-to-day change being slightly...

By Ian Livingston  | October 21, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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For climate activists, '350' is a call to action

Weekend events in D.C. and worldwide * Sunshine now, but for how long? Full Forecast | Earthquake weather * The Maldives government holds a recent cabinet meeting underwater to call attention to threats posed by climate change. Credit: AFP/Ho. As countries make final preparations to negotiate a new climate treaty...

By Andrew Freedman  | October 21, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
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Forecast: Sun shines bright through tomorrow

No weather worries until Friday * Earthquake weather | Tell a friend about CWG: E-mail this forecast * * Outside now? Temps, clouds, webcam & more: Weather Wall * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. 72-75. | Tonight: Clear and cool. 46-52. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 74-78. | A Look Ahead...

By Brian Jackson  | October 21, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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PM Update: Delightful autumn conditions continue

Above-average p.m. temps through at least Thursday * Earthquake weather? | After the deluge: The cold, hard facts * * Outside Now? Radar, Temps, Clouds & More: Weather Wall * After another chilly start that included some spots of frost, mostly sunny skies delivered a beautiful day and a mild...

By Ian Livingston  | October 20, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Earthquake weather: Is there such a thing?

* Sunny stretch for now. Then what? Full Forecast | Recent record cold * Map of recent earthquakes shows enhanced activity in the Asia-Pacific. Courtesy USGS. Over the past month, the Asia-Pacific region has seen a sudden spike in major earthquakes. They include the deadly West Sumatra quake on Sept....

By Steve Tracton  | October 20, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Forecast: Nice weather rebound

Warmer and sunnier days, but weekend is murky * Outside now? Temps, clouds, webcam & more: Weather Wall * * After the deluge: The cold, hard local climate facts * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny and turning mild. 67-71. Tonight: Mostly clear and cool. 40-48. | Tomorrow: Sunny and even...

By Matt Rogers  | October 20, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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PM Update: Frost advisory tonight; warmer Tues.

Sun sticks around much of the work week * Frost advisory for entire metro area: Text & Map * * Record-breaking cold & wet span | Temps & more: Weather Wall * For those -- including myself -- wondering if we would ever see the sun shine again, today was...

By Ian Livingston  | October 19, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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After the deluge: The cold, hard local climate facts

* Four days of sunshine: Full forecast * Rain made for a soggy situation at the North Point vs. Westlake football game Friday night, but fans came prepared in Waldorf, Md. Photo Credit: Freelance Photo The recent bout of cold and rain was not only annoying, but also -- at...

By Jason Samenow  | October 19, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Forecast: Four days of sunshine

Late week looks troublesome again * Outside Now? Temps, Clouds, Webcam & More: Weather Wall * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. 55-60. | Tonight: Clear and cold. 33-39. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. 65-70. | A Look Ahead FORECAST IN DETAIL Having adapted to the dark overcast of the past 5...

By Jason Samenow  | October 19, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Frost Advisory Tonight - Western Suburbs

Freeze Warning N & W of Loudoun and Montgomery Co. * Map of Advisory/Warning Area | Sunshine Tomorrow: Full Forecast * Frost Advisory text from the National Weather Service: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM...

By Jason Samenow  | October 18, 2009; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Forecast: A Sunday Stinker, Then Monday Sun

Near-record cold again today * Outside Now? Temps, Clouds, Webcam & More: Weather Wall * * E-mail This Forecast to a Friend | Add CWG to Google or Yahoo * EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Mostly cloudy. A stray shower. Gusty breezes. Upper 40s to near 50. | Tonight: Clearing skies. 30s...

By Dan Stillman  | October 18, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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SkinsCast: Damp Chill for Skins-Chiefs

* Our Full Forecast | Weather Wall | Redskins Insider * Redskins vs. ChiefsSunday Oct. 18, 1 p.m., FedEx Field TemperaturesWeatherChance of Precip.40sBreezy, shower/drizzle?50%Don't count on the weather to lift any spirits among Redskins Nation. Light rain and/or drizzle could linger into the afternoon, along with some gusty breezes. It's...

By Dan Stillman  | October 18, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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