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How to Clean Up After Floods Ravage A Maryland City

Howard County's executive describes the cleanup effort after flash floods ravage Ellicott City, Md.

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LISTEN: How Do We Explain The Flash Flooding In Ellicott City?

Ellicott City, Maryland, got half a foot of rain in just two hours on Saturday, causing damaging flooding. But is this something we can predict or prevent? Jeffrey B. Halverson, an expert on severe storms, talks us through it.

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Historic Ellicott City Faces Long Recovery After Flood Tears Through Main Street

Rebuilding homes, businesses and infrastructure along the picturesque Main Street of the Maryland town could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, officials said.

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The "Heat Dome" Is Hell For Transportation

Drastic temperature spikes are putting Washingtonians through a painful stretch this month, but they're also putting a lot of stress on the region's transportation infrastructure and those who take care of it.

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LISTEN: 'Ka-blam!' — Lightning Talk With The Capital Weather Gang

Does "heat lightning" really exist? Where's the best place to go when you hear thunder? Angela Fritz of The Capital Weather Gang explains the science behind lightning to WAMU 88.5's Jonathan Wilson.

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Heat Emergency Likely Through Weekend, With Heat Index Topping 100

D.C. residents should plan ways to stay cool through the weekend, as brutal heat and humidity promise to make doing much of anything outside unbearable.

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LISTEN: After Cool July 4, Washington Is In For 'Brutal' Week Ahead

July was unusually cool and the rest of the week will be hotter than normal. What's driving this pattern? Capital Weather Gang's Jason Samenow weighs in.

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Environmental Outlook: How Public Opinion Has Shifted On Climate Change And Why

For this month's Environmental Outlook: Surveys suggest public attitudes about climate change are often disconnected from education levels and scientific research. Please join us to talk about why we believe what we do on climate change and how money is shaping public opinion.

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LISTEN: The 2016 Hurricane Outlook From The Capital Weather Gang

Is D.C. due for a tropical storm this summer? We talk about the Capital Weather Gang about their predictions for the hurricane season.

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LISTEN: It Will Get Warmer Soon — Or At Least The Capital Weather Gang Says So

Many people in the Washington region are eager for the cool and soggy spring of 2016 to end. Forecaster Matt Ross of The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang is here with a prediction for June, July and August.

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