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National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch For D.C. Region

A tornado watch is in effect for the greater D.C. region, as a cold front sweeps into the area, bringing potentially powerful storms with it.

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Post-Sandy Reconstruction Far From Finished In Crisfield

Eleven months ago, super storm Sandy destroyed hundreds of properties in Crisfield, Md. Today, many of those homes are still in need of major repair.

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Battling Wildfires In The West

Thousands of firefighters are struggling to control a giant wildfire threatening Yosemite National Park and San Francisco's water supply.

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Maryland's Eastern Shore Receives Federal Help 10 Months After Sandy

Nearly a year after Sandy ravaged the small Eastern Shore community of Crisfield, Md., residents are finally getting some extra help.

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With Heat Peaking, Doctors Warn Residents To Watch For Water Loss

It's going to be very, very hot on Friday, and health officials are telling residents to keep drinking water.

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Prince George's Residents Stockpile Water Ahead Of Outage

A water main under repair will leave some Prince George's County residents without water for several days, but some are turning to stores to proactively stockpile reserves.

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Water Restrictions Could Cause National Harbor Businesses To Shut Down

Businesses along National Harbor in Maryland may shut the doors during the Prince George's County water main repair.

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Heat Wave Poses Risk For D.C.'s Vulnerable Citizens

The heat index will remain stubbornly above 100 degrees for the rest of this week, putting many of the city's homeless at risk of hyperthermia.

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D.C. Area Outdoor Pools, Aquatic Centers

Temperatures are expected to reach the 90s all this week. See our list of outdoor pools and aquatic centers in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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Tornado Watch Issued For D.C. Region Through 10 P.M.

A strong storm system moving into the area has the potential to produce tornadoes, flash flooding and wind damage.