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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.

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Storm Cleanup Brings Out Scammers

Montgomery County's consumer protection officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for unlicensed contractors.

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In Wake Of Strong Storm, Over 6,000 Remain Without Power

The majority of the outages are split between Pepco and BG&E customers, but restorations are expected throughout Friday.

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Sterling Home Destroyed By Oak Tree Uprooted During Storm

A 65-foot-tall oak tree came crashing down on a home on White Oak Drive in Sterling, Va. during Thursday afternoon's storm.

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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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