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Heat Index Values Around 108 Degrees Possible In DMV; Storms Likely Heat Index Values Around 108 Degrees Possible In DMV; Storms Likely
Heat Index Values Around 108 Degrees Possible In DMV; Storms Likely Incoming storms may finally help residents in the DMV beat the heat - at least for now - during what has been a scorching summer with record temperatures.  Forecasters are warning that severe weather is possible on Wednesday, July 17, and yet another Heat Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service as heat index values could reach as high as 108 degrees. National Weather Service "Dangerous heat and humidity will continue today along with the threat for showers and thunderstorms," they said. "Some storms may be severe, especially along and east of the Blue Ridge.  "…
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region With temperatures approaching and topping 100 degrees in some parts of the DMV, forecasters are cautioning that excessive heat could be making way for severe storms. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service as storms bringing possible hail and 70 mph wind gusts could make their way through the region on Tuesday night. Another dangerously hot and humid day ahead. Additionally, scattered thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon through this evening. Some storms could be severe with damaging winds and large hail as the two main threats. pic.twitter.co…
Potentially Damaging Thunderstorms Expected To Develop In DMV Region, Forecasters Warn Potentially Damaging Thunderstorms Expected To Develop In DMV Region, Forecasters Warn
Potentially Damaging Thunderstorms Expected To Develop In DMV Region, Forecasters Warn The stifling heat in the DMV on Wednesday could turn into possibly strong or severe storms throughout parts of the region. Temperatures are expected to hover in the 90s throughout the afternoon on June 26 with thunderstorms developing later in the day, with potentially damaging winds that could impact residents in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Keep an eye on upcoming forecasts for possible storms developing. And stay cool and hydrated out there. https://t.co/zu35K15ssP — Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM) (@MDMEMA) June 26, 2024 According to AccuWeather forecasters, the s…
Record-High Temperatures Reached At DMV Airports, National Weather Service Reports Record-High Temperatures Reached At DMV Airports, National Weather Service Reports
Record-High Temperatures Reached At DMV Airports, National Weather Service Reports With temperatures pushing toward 100 degrees on Sunday afternoon, several airports in the DMV region have reported new highs, according to the National Weather Service. A Heat Advisory was issued on June 23 with heat index values up to 107 degrees expected in the region, according to forecasters, with "hot temperatures and high humidity (that) may cause heat illness to occur."  "Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors," forecasters said, "Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles und…
Abnormally Hot July Ahead For Northeast, Forecasters Say Abnormally Hot July Ahead For Northeast, Forecasters Say
Abnormally Hot July Ahead For Northeast, Forecasters Say Forecasters say July 2024 will be an unforgettable one — but not exactly for the right reasons. The monthly temperature outlook for July was released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center. A weather map shows next month is shaping up to be between 70 and 80 percent hotter than normal temps for the month of July both in the Northeast and the Midwest. This week could be a good indication of that, as temps have yet to spike and will challenge records, AccuWeather says. AccuWeather Friday, June 21 will be sunny with a …
Excessive Heat Watch Issued For Most Of DMV Region With Temperatures Approaching 100 Degrees Excessive Heat Watch Issued For Most Of DMV Region With Temperatures Approaching 100 Degrees
Excessive Heat Watch Issued For Most Of DMV Region With Temperatures Approaching 100 Degrees Forecasters are cautioning that oppressive heat may be headed to the DMV region with temperatures possibly approaching 100 degrees in the area. The National Weather Service announced that an Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for Saturday, June 20 with possible heat index values touching 105 to 110 degrees in certain parts of DC, Maryland, and Virginia. National Weather Service It will be in effect from noon through 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Residents have been advised to:  Stay in air conditioning and out of the sun, if possible; Check on friends, family, neighbors, and…
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto What could be one of the most active hurricane seasons ever now has its first named storm. Tropical Storm Alberto formed late Wednesday morning, June 19 as it moved across the western Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain, coastal flooding, and gusty winds are forecast along the coasts of Texas and northeastern Mexico through Thursday, June 20. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued in those areas. It could make landfall, probably in Mexico, Thursday night. Up to 12 inches of rainfall is possible in parts of northern Mexico. In late May, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forec…
First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast
First Summer Heatwave Ahead: Here's When Forecasters Say Temps Will Soar In Northeast Enjoy that low electric bill while you can. Later this month, the air conditionings will most definitely be needed, forecasters are saying. The days leading up to the mid-June mark are expected to be sunny with low-humidity, and cooler nights, according to AccuWeather and the National Weather Service. Temps and humidity will begin to ramp up over Father's Day Weekend, with the first heat wave of the season expected next week, AccuWeather says (see weather map above). A heat wave is when temps are higher than average, with or without humidity, for at least two consecutive days, the outlet e…
6 Tornados Touched Down In VA, MD: Here's Where 6 Tornados Touched Down In VA, MD: Here's Where
6 Tornados Touched Down In VA, MD: Here's Where The National Weather Service confirmed seven tornados touched down in Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia on Wednesday, June 5 — six of them in the DMV alone. The NWS sent four teams to cities across the region to survey storm damage and found a warm front slowly lifted northeast across the eastern Panhandle of West Virginia into northern Virginia, along with central and northeastern Maryland.  At the same time, low pressure tracked along the warm front causing severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to develop. Peak winds were between 85 and 105 mph, the strongest in&…
Tornado In Virginia? Survey Crews Assessing Damage Across Region Tornado In Virginia? Survey Crews Assessing Damage Across Region
Tornado In Virginia? Survey Crews Assessing Damage Across Region Crews are out cleaning up a trail of destruction left by a tornado through Montgomery County, MD on Wednesday evening, June 5. Officials confirmed a tornado over Poolesville and Gaithersburg, however, residents across the area shared photos of uprooted trees, downed poles, and all-around wreckage left by the storm. The National Weather Service is deploying four survey teams to investigation the damage in nine counties across West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland.  While a twister wasn't officially confirmed in Leesburg, residents shared footage of an ominous cloud hovering over t…
Thunderstorms, Heavy Winds Heading Toward Virginia, Maryland: Forecasters Thunderstorms, Heavy Winds Heading Toward Virginia, Maryland: Forecasters
Thunderstorms, Heavy Winds Heading Toward Virginia, Maryland: Forecasters Several rounds of rain showers and thunderstorms are expected to roll through the DMV region on Wednesday, forecasters say. The National Weather Service issued an alert cautioning that storms were incoming and could bring wind gusts of up to 60 mph in some parts of the area. A Flood Watch was also put in effect for the DC/Baltimore metro areas that will be in effect from noon through 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5. "A pair of low pressure systems tracking across the eastern half of the country will trigger scattered to isolated showers and thunderstorms across much of the region to…
Thunderstorms Could Interrupt Sunshine In DMV, National Weather Service Says Thunderstorms Could Interrupt Sunshine In DMV, National Weather Service Says
Thunderstorms Could Interrupt Sunshine In DMV, National Weather Service Says The National Weather Service says another round of thunderstorms could be right around the corner. Wednesday, May 29 will start out sunny with a high just below 80. Just before 2 p.m., isolated showers are expected to begin, and potentially ramp up to a thunderstorm after 3 p.m., the NWS says. A colorful sunrise this morning will give way to scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. This activity is in... Posted by US National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Stormy weather will stick around overnight into Thursday, May 30, which will b…
Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing
Thunderstorms To Rip Through Northeast Memorial Day: Here's The Timing Get those barbecues and pool trips in while you can, because Memorial Day 2024 could be a wet one. According to the National Weather Service, Sunday, May 26 will be mostly sunny and humid, with a high near 85. Temps are expected to drop into the mid-60s on Sunday night, with a chance of rain predicted overnight. "Following a relative lull in storm activity on Sunday in the region, Monday will be a different story," an AccuWeather report reads.  "The same storm system that led to the deadly storms and tornadoes in the nation's midsection on Saturday and Saturday night, and a 'high' ris…
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued In Parts Of DMV Region Severe weather could be heading toward the DMV region on Wednesday, according to forecasters. An advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service cautioning that a "severe thunderstorm watch" is in effect on May 22 through at least 8 p.m. in Northern Virginia, Central and Northern Maryland. Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued until 8:00 pm tonight, May 22. Residents should remain aware for threatening weather. More info: https://t.co/aJCzkSvykK — Montgomery Co OEMHS (@ReadyMontgomery) May 22, 2024 Residents have been warned to "remain aware for threatening weather."  Storms …
Watch Issued For Possibly Severe Storms That Could Bring 70MPH Wind Gusts, Hail To DMV Region Watch Issued For Possibly Severe Storms That Could Bring 70MPH Wind Gusts, Hail To DMV Region
Watch Issued For Possibly Severe Storms That Could Bring 70MPH Wind Gusts, Hail To DMV Region Some severe storms could be heading toward the DMV region overnight, as the National Weather service issuing alerts or the area. Forecasters are cautioning that there "is a risk for strong to severe thunderstorms," that might bring large hail, and damaging winds with gusts approaching 70mph, officials say. ⚠️A slow moving cold front will drift southward through the area today. There is a risk for strong to severe thunderstorms, especially from I-66/U.S. 50 and points southward⛈️Large hail & damaging winds are possible in such storms. Today's highs will be in the upper 70s/low 80s. pi…
Tornado Risk Eyed In Parts Of Virginia, Maryland Ahead Of Torrential Downpours Tornado Risk Eyed In Parts Of Virginia, Maryland Ahead Of Torrential Downpours
Tornado Risk Eyed In Parts Of Virginia, Maryland Ahead Of Torrential Downpours The idyllic spring weather is behind us, for now. Torrential downpours and gusty winds are anticipated in the DMV on Thursday, April 11, according to AccuWeather and the National Weather Service. Showers and a few thunderstorms are possible today with high temperatures in the 70s to low 80s for most. Higher elevations will stay in the 60s. Visit weather.gov/lwx for your local forecast. Posted by US National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 The weather map above from AccuWeather shows Virginia, Maryland, and the southern states along the East Coast a…
2.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Virginia 2.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Virginia
Richmond Earthquake Did you feel it? A small earthquake was reported near Richmond, VA around 10:45 p.m. Monday, April 8, the USGS said. The 2.1 magnitude quake happened 5 km north of Glen Allen, and was felt by a handful of residents in Glen Allen, Midlothian, Beaverdam and Ashland. Last week, a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in New Jersey was felt all over the Northeast.
Solar Eclipse Forecast: Will Clouds Obstruct Viewing Monday? Solar Eclipse Forecast: Will Clouds Obstruct Viewing Monday?
Solar Eclipse Forecast: Will Clouds Obstruct Viewing Monday? We're days away from the total solar eclipse, and the path of totality is looking clear. As long as the clouds don't get in the way. The total solar eclipse is when the moon will block the face of the sun, casting a shadow over North America. Millions of people will have the opportunity to watch on Monday afternoon, April 8 just after 2 p.m. According to AccuWeather lead long-range forecaster Paul Pastelok, there is some concern clouds could move through Pennsylvania and New York around the time of the eclipse. "There is even a possibility of a passing shower," Pastelok said. "This c…
Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Flooding Possible In Parts Of DMV Region, Forecasters Warn Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Flooding Possible In Parts Of DMV Region, Forecasters Warn
Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Flooding Possible In Parts Of DMV Region, Forecasters Warn If April showers really do bring May flowers, next month is going to be bountiful in the DMV region. The calendar flipped from March to April on Monday, bringing storms and whipping winds that are expected to last through the beginning of the week. A little sliver of sunshine on the horizon as we round out the weekend on a quiet note. The new workweek looks active with rain chances returning tonight into Monday and the risk for severe weather midweek. More at https://t.co/5RyZgpfrqr. #MDwx #VAwx #WVwx #DCwx pic.twitter.com/wrz04xgr3P — NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) April 1, 20…
Split Storms Combine: Inch Per Hour Of Rain Could Fall In Nasty Weekend Storm, Forecasters Say Split Storms Combine: Inch Per Hour Of Rain Could Fall In Nasty Weekend Storm, Forecasters Say
Split Storms Combine: Inch Per Hour Of Rain Could Fall In Nasty Weekend Storm, Forecasters Say Much of the region is under a flood watch ahead of a heavy rain storm expected to arrive Friday night, March 22 and last through Saturday, March 23, the National Weather Service says. A flood watch east of the Blue Ridge is in effect from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, where up to an inch of rain per hour could fall, enhancing the threat of flooding, according to the NWS. The Flood Watch has been expanded to cover most locations east of the Blue Ridge. This is in effect on Sat 2 AM-2 PM... Posted by US National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington on Friday, March 22, 2024 "A…
'Split Storms': 2 Merging Systems Could Make One Even Bigger Storm Across Northeast 'Split Storms': 2 Merging Systems Could Make One Even Bigger Storm Across Northeast
'Split Storms': 2 Merging Systems Could Make One Even Bigger Storm Across Northeast The first weekend of spring is looking like a rainy one, forecasters say. Two separate storms are expected to converge this weekend in the Northeast, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain to the area, according to AccuWeather. The storms forming along the Canadian border and the Gulf of Mexico could join together in the middle of the week and push toward the East Coast at the end of the week, AccuWeather says. "How nasty the weather becomes along the Eastern Seaboard this weekend will depend on whether or not the two storms phase [merge together]," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Dombe…
Snow Possible In Parts Of Maryland, Virginia, Forecasters Say Snow Possible In Parts Of Maryland, Virginia, Forecasters Say
Snow Possible In Parts Of Maryland, Virginia, Forecasters Say Say it ain't snow. Some parts of the DMV region may see another round of winter weather, as a fresh storm is set to head toward the area, according to forecasters. 5 PM Radar Update: Some quick moving cells are producing heavy rain, pea-sized hail, and frequent lightning. In particular, the areas within the orange polygons are most likely to see such storms. These are generally moving toward the NE at 60-65 mph. #MDwx #VAwx #DCwx #WVwx pic.twitter.com/Ozhu7VOBct — NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) March 9, 2024 The National Weather Service issued an alert on Saturday, March 9, a…
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Forecasters are warning of a weekend storm bringing widespread rain and gusty winds to the Northeast, creating yet another flood risk. Thursday, March 7 will be be mild with scattered showers while Friday, March 8 will be mostly sunny with temps in the mid-50s, forecasters say. Saturday, March 9 is when the new storm will begin moving into the region with rain beginning in the afternoon and lasting overnight, according to the National Weather Service. About an inch of rain is expected to fall, which the National Weather Service says isn't much, but given an already-wet ground "there is pot…
When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain' When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain'
When Will Sun Come Out? Northeast Facing Three Rounds Of 'Soaking Rain' Sunday's spring-like weather was a lovely taste of what could be, but isn't — at least not yet. The Northeast is facing several days of rain before sunny skies return, forecasters say. Good Tuesday Morning Everyone! There will be three separate rounds of widespread rain this week. The first round is... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 "Three storms will swing through the eastern United States into this weekend, delivering soaking rain that may lead to disruptions in outdoor activities despite the mild weather pattern," AccuWea…
Lightning Strikes Possible As Storms Roll Through DMV Region: Forecasters Lightning Strikes Possible As Storms Roll Through DMV Region: Forecasters
Lightning Strikes Possible As Storms Roll Through DMV Region: Forecasters Whipping winds are likely, and there is a remote possibility of severe weather in parts of the DMV region on Wednesday heading into Thursday, forecasters are cautioning. Some rain and gusty wind were expected on Feb. 28, as officials say a cold front is coming to the area with winds sitting at around 25 mph and gusts expected later on Wednesday reaching upwards of 55 mph before settling down on Thursday night. According to the National Weather Service, "the latest outlook has the entire area in a 'Marginal Risk' for severe weather. "While breezy winds are expected today, a line of showers …
Thunderstorms With Hail, 65 MPH Winds Threaten Northeast As Temps Soar Mid-Week: Forecasters Thunderstorms With Hail, 65 MPH Winds Threaten Northeast As Temps Soar Mid-Week: Forecasters
Thunderstorms With Hail, 65 MPH Winds Threaten Northeast As Temps Soar Mid-Week: Forecasters Following a stretch of seasonably chilly weather, temps will trend upward unleashing a surge of powerful storms along the East Coast, forecasters say. Sunday, Feb. 25 could be the last day of winter chill for several days with temps in the low 40s and sunny skies, the National Weather Service says. Monday will be warm and sunny as temperatures rise to the mid-50s. Tuesday will reach near 60 degrees and will be partly sunny with a chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Wednesday is when things could get dangerous, as the threat of severe thunderstorms loom.  The AccuWeather map …
Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters
Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters A change in the weather is bringing warmer weather and rain to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, closing out a dry week with mild temps, forecasters are saying. Wednesday, Feb. 21 will be mostly sunny with a high near 45, melting snow that fell last week, the National Weather Service says.  The snow could re-freeze as temps dip just under 30 at night, but a warm-up Thursday means the precipitation eyeing the region likely won't be more snow. Good morning! Expect a slightly warmer day today compared to yesterday with mostly sunny skies. The forecast hasn't... Posted by US National We…
Snow Likely In Most Of Maryland, Virginia Heading Into Holiday Weekend: Forecasters Snow Likely In Most Of Maryland, Virginia Heading Into Holiday Weekend: Forecasters
Snow Likely In Most Of Maryland, Virginia Heading Into Holiday Weekend: Forecasters A new round of snow could be coming to parts of the DMV region as soon as Friday night or Saturday morning, according to forecasters. A new fast-moving storm could bring upwards of three inches of snow to some areas, AccuWeather officials said, with a wintry mix possible as far south as Richmond, though it is expected to pass quickly. Mild temperatures are expected today with increasing clouds ahead of a weather system to our north. Some rain showers will reach the Allegheny Mountains later this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/97ro1l3Y3w — NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) February 15,…
Rain May Turn To Snow In Parts Of DMV Region During Shifty Incoming Storm: Forecasters Rain May Turn To Snow In Parts Of DMV Region During Shifty Incoming Storm: Forecasters
Rain May Turn To Snow In Parts Of DMV Region During Shifty Incoming Storm: Forecasters Some parts of the DMV region could be hit with snow as another round of storms is expected to roll through the area.  Forecasters are advising that some parts of the area could see winter weather, specifically in the mountains, though many other neighborhoods will only see rain falling beginning late on Monday and into Tuesday morning. We have some winter weather on the way for Maryland including potential snow fall tonight into tomorrow. Keep an eye on @NWS_BaltWash, your local forecasts, and here for continued updates. #MdWx https://t.co/3jWmTmz5Uo — Maryland Department of Emergen…
Snow Chance Lingers Into March Before May Tornado Risk, AccuWeather Spring Forecast Says Snow Chance Lingers Into March Before May Tornado Risk, AccuWeather Spring Forecast Says
Snow Chance Lingers Into March Before May Tornado Risk, AccuWeather Spring Forecast Says Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring this year, but some meteorologists are saying otherwise. AccuWeather has released its Spring 2024 weather outlook, which calls for a "window of opportunity for snowstorms" along the East Coast through the first half of March. AccuWeather That includes plowable snow, so if you didn't get your fill this winter, there's still time, AccuWeather Veteran Meteorologist and Long-Range Forecaster Paul Pastelok says. "We may actually see a warmup in the second half of March across the eastern U.S.," Pastelok said, noting additional chances for snow acros…
Purple Rain: Storm To Soak Ravens Flock At Baltimore AFC Game Purple Rain: Storm To Soak Ravens Flock At Baltimore AFC Game
Purple Rain: Storm To Soak Ravens Flock At Baltimore AFC Game Maryland was in a fog on Thursday, but it could be all Purple Rain on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens look to make their way back to the Super Bowl. Unseasonably warm temps with a chance of rain are expected through the end of the week, according to the National Weather Service. Come Sunday, Jan. 28, when the visiting Kansas City Chiefs arrive for the AFCs Championship, temps will have dropped to below 50, with a "chilly rain" expected in the Washington DC-Baltimore area, AccuWeather says. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a high near 45, the National Weather Service shows. …