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Cooler summer weather and what it means for the winter

As August begins, it may seem that this summer has been on the cool side. Many question whether the Washington area should expect these mild temperatures to last.

Friday - 08/01/2014, 09:03am EDT

Tags: july, Megan Cloherty, lauryn ricketts, ABC7, summer

Does cool summer mean harsh winter?

Temperatures are extreme now -- and a National Weather Service meteorologist weighs in on what that could mean for the winter.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 10:02am EDT

Tags: Chris Strong, winter, National Weather Service

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Tips to stay safe during a thunderstorm

Thunderstorms laced with lightning regularly roll through the D.C. area in the warm summer months. And when thunder is booming and lightning is flashing, the safest place is indoors. But there are lightning risks inside the sturdiest building and a car or truck can provide fairly safe shelter outdoors.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:06am EDT

Tags: storms, dick uliano

Severe weather could hit D.C. area on Sunday

Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes could pass through the Mid-Atlantic.

Saturday - 07/26/2014, 10:01pm EDT

Tags: dave dildine, National Weather Service

Real forecasts lost in social media flurry

The term "polar vortex" resurfaced earlier in July when a cool airmass oozed southward from Canada. Through social media, the catchy classification again spread like a common cold.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 07:04am EDT

Tags: polar vortex, dave dildine

Cold front ahead but not before more storms

A refreshing air mass with pleasant temperatures is ahead, but not before more oppressive humidity and the possibility of storms.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 09:39am EDT

Tags: storms, lauryn ricketts

Polar vortex look-alike to bring unseasonable temperatures

By Monday or Tuesday, ABC7 Meteorologist Brian van de Graaff predicts the temperatures could drop more than 20 degrees below normal.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:33am EDT

Tags: polar vortex, Jamie Forzato

Tuesday storm conjures memories of 2012 derecho

It's been two years since a powerful derecho blew through the Washington area. Tuesday's wind storm conjured memories of the 2012 incident and its aftermath.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: derecho, storm, Greg Carbin

Thousands in the dark as storms blow through region

Many D.C.-area residents are recovering Friday after storms that swept through the region Thursday night left damage in their wake and caused thousands of power outages.

Friday - 07/04/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: thunderstorms

Storm-related insurance claims: What to do before and after

As severe summer storms move through the area, there's a chance insurance claims will be filed because of home damage. If Mother Nature's fury sends a tree limb crashing, those limbs and holes needed moved or patched.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 04:30am EDT

Tags: storms, insurance claims, mike murillo

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