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Temps in the upper 90s: Heat advisory extended to Thursday

The National Weather Service put a heat advisory in effect from noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Temperatures hit the mid- to upper 90s, and felt like 100 to 105 degrees. The forecast calls for another scorcher on Thursday. Another heat advisory goes into effect from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:29pm EDT

Tags: heat advisory, National Weather Service, code orange

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9 confirmed tornadoes in Maryland Friday

The National Weather service says at least nine confirmed tornadoes touched down in the area Friday afternoon.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 04:46am EDT

Tags: tornado, weather, National Weather Service

National Weather Service confirms Va. tornado

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Petersburg, damaging homes, trees and power lines.

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: National Weather Service, Petersburg, tornado

D.C. area is in a drought

It's hard to complain about the weather in D.C. this spring. But those warm, sunny days have put the area in a drought.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: drought, rainfall, National Weather Service

Fire warning in effect for D.C. area until 8 p.m.

The D.C. area will be under a Red Flag Warning for the third straight day on Monday.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 03:14pm EDT

Tags: National Weather Service, fire, Red Flag Warning, Ron Riley

Fog advisory in effect for most of WTOP listening area

The National Weather Service issued the advisory until 10 a.m. Thursday for much of Maryland and Virginia around the D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Visibility is reduced to a quarter of a mile or less, NWS reports.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 08:10am EDT

Tags: fog advisory, National Weather Service

Fireball reported over area skies Friday night

People from Virginia to New York reported seeing a bright flash, and something shooting through the sky Friday night, but nobody knows exactly what it was.

Sunday - 02/05/2012, 09:07am EST

Tags: fireball, NASA, FAA, National Weather Service, meteor, American Meteor Society

Refreeze could make for another messy morning

The storm made driving during the morning dangerous, but the roads began to clear up by late in the morning, with just side streets to worry about. However, overnight temperatures could cause a refreeze in the morning.

Saturday - 01/21/2012, 05:44pm EST

Tags: weather, Chris Naille, snow, rain, sleet, National Weather Service

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