As more and more people compete for space, food and water, some environmentalists say we need to rethink our approach to conservation. Join our discussion about what we should be conserving in the years ahead and why.
The last two winters have brought exceptional levels of cold onto the D.C. region, but what could this year bring? Capital Weather Gang's Jason Samenow explains how a strong El Nino event could shape our winter.
Some computer models had Hurricane Joaquin headed straight for us, but one — the European model — showed it tracking farther out to sea, and that's what wound up happening. Jason Samenow from the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang explains how those models work.
Heavy rainfall is possible Friday into at least the first half of Saturday. Ian Livingston of the Capital Weather Gang says the center of Hurricane Joaquin, however, is favored to stay well to the east of the mid-Atlantic region.
There's no consensus on exactly how or when Hurricane Joaquin might hit the East Coast, but so far meteorologists say that regardless of the details, it will have a big impact on the weekend and beyond in the D.C. area.
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