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Flood Watch In Effect Across D.C. Area Through Thursday Morning

Heavy rains are expected across the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning, which could flood low-lying areas.

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Beach Officials Lift Swimming Restrictions, Urge Caution

The threat of rip currents has Ocean City officials urging caution over Labor Day weekend, even as they eased restrictions.

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D.C.'s Urban Farmers See Climate Change In How Their Gardens Grow

The impacts of climate are affecting change on the fruits and vegetables grown by D.C.'s crop of urban farmers.

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How Hot Are D.C.'s 'Heat Islands'?

Ever wonder how much D.C.'s black pavement and roofing heats up the city in the summer? We have answers.

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Why Are D.C.'s Official Weather Readings Measured in Virginia?

We dive in to the debate that's gone on for years: should Washington's temperature be taken across the river at Reagan National Airport?
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Researchers Explore Factors Contributing To Beach Injuries

What factors contribute to injuries at the beach? Researchers at the University of Delaware are looking into surf-zone injuries and comparing them to the conditions on the coast.

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2 Dead, 20 Injured At Eastern Shore Campground After Reports Of Tornado

Strong storms swept over Virginia's Eastern Shore on Monday, killing two and injuring nearly two dozen others at a campground.

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Can't Stand the Heat and Stuck in the Kitchen?

We consider ways to stay cool and eat well, even on the hottest days of the year.

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Ocean City Officials Urge July 4th Tourists Not To Change Plans

With Hurricane Arthur bearing down on the east coast, officials in Ocean City hope the effects on Independence Day festivities will be minimal.

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Maryland Reports First Two Heat-Related Deaths

Dr. Clifford Mitchell with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene says the two victims had underlying medical conditions and were over 65, putting them at a higher risk of heat-related death.

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