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Despite Heavy Storms, Thirsty Plants Might Spare Region From Flooding

There's been no shortage of rain in recent weeks, but the fact that it's still spring may well spare the region from any severe flooding from storms expected to hit on Thursday.

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Fast-Moving Storm And Tornado Hit D.C. Area

It may not have been the derecho some were expecting, but Thursday's storms and strong winds left many toppled trees, flooded roads and hundreds without power.

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Maryland Teenager Killed By Falling Tree Branch

15-year-old Joshua Davis' body was found on Tuesday afternoon along Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase, a day after strong storms hit the region.

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Tropical Storm Andrea Soaks Region, Flash Flood Warning In Effect

The region  has already gotten between one and two inches, and we can expect between three and six inches before Tropical Storm Andrea moves on.

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Ocean City Preps For Hurricane Season

Early hurricane outlook indicates this season could be worse than last year.

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Repairs Aimed At Stemming Flooding In Bloomingdale

D.C. Water is working on construction projects that some hope will stem the seasonal flooding in low-lying areas of the District like Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park.

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The Role Of The Federal Government In Disaster Relief

President Obama called the tornado that tore through Oklahoma on Monday one of the most destructive in history. Dozens were killed, hundreds injured and neighborhoods flattened. The Federal Emergency Management Agency was immediately...

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Delaware Beaches Receive Federal Funding For Post-Sandy Recovery

The state received $30 million to restore beaches along the coastline that sustained damage from Superstorm Sandy.

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Tornado Watch For D.C, Maryland And Virginia

The National Weather Service has isued a tornado watch for D.C. parts of Maryland and Virginia until 10 p.m.

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Cicada Invasion Expected On East, But Not On The Coast

The 17-year cicada emergence is expected in the next few weeks, but some parts of the east may be spared from the swarms.

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