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Capital Weather Gang Archive: Fourth of July

Washington D.C. fireworks from the Potomac River

The heat wave that started on the 4th of July was certainly not enough to keep anyone from the fireworks show. CWG's Ian Livingston shares some photos taken on the banks of the Potomac River.

By Ian Livingston  | July 6, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Fourth of July, Photography  
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Photography: Fireworks Over Iwo Jima

By Ian Livingston and Kevin Ambrose The first fireworks of the undelayed Washington, D.C. show last night. By Ian Livingston The saying goes "great minds think alike", and if at all true, then hopefully it is good news for us. Out of the roughly half-million people attending D.C. fourth of...

By Capital Weather Gang  | July 5, 2008; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fourth of July, Photography  
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Update: Pack the Umbrella, Watch for Lightning

*30-30 Rule: Seek shelter if the length of time between a lightning flash and its subsequent thunder is 30 seconds or less, and remain under cover until 30 minutes after the final clap of thunder. More lightning safety.* Wish I had better news, but don't kill the messenger, ok? Showers...

By Dan Stillman  | July 4, 2008; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fourth of July, Updates  
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Forecast: Rain, Lightning a July 4th Threat

Happy July 4th! Regrettably, for the fourth time in the last five years, showers and thunderstorms risk dampening, if not dousing, Independence Day outdoor activities. To make matters worse, the storm potential persists throughout the entire holiday weekend. Several inches of rain may fall between today and Sunday night....

By Jason Samenow  | July 4, 2008; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Forecasts, Fourth of July  
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July 4th: A Chance of Storms at Fireworks Time

Wouldn't ya know it?... Shower and thunderstorm chances have returned to the forecast just in time for the Fourth. The culprit is a cold front that will be approaching from the northwest. Late afternoon and evening tomorrow, including during fireworks, looks to be the timing for any precipitation. For...

By Dan Stillman  | July 3, 2008; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Fourth of July  
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July 4th Forecast: Late-Day Storm Threat

Yesterday, I thought a cold front approaching the area Thursday would push through overnight, possibly giving us a dry and pleasant 4th of July. No such luck. Said front will slow down and remain just to our west Friday helping to trigger scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening...

By Jason Samenow  | July 1, 2008; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Fourth of July  
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