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Heat Wave Returns; Tropical Storm Arthur Making Its Way Up East Coast

The D.C.-Baltimore region is bracing for another heat wave ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

07/01/2014

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Summer Solstice: Longest Day of the Year

It may have felt like summer for a few weeks now, but today marks the official start of summer.

06/21/2014

The heat wave baking the mid-Atlantic region has set record-high temperatures. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Is Officially Record Breaking

The sweltering heat currently baking the mid-Atlantic can officially be called record breaking.

06/18/2014

The mid-Atlantic is about to get roasted by potentially record-setting temperatures. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Potentially Record-Setting Heat Wave This Week

The mid-Atlantic is bracing for a substantial heatwave ahead of the official start of summer on Saturday.

06/16/2014

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Utilities Ask Customers to Cut Energy Use

Utilities in Maryland and Washington are asking customers to reduce energy use as hot weather blankets the region.

09/11/2013

File photo of a thermometer registering a high temperature. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Several Fold’ Increase Expected In Frequency Of Heat Waves By 2040

A recent study revealed that a significant increase in the frequency of heat waves along the lines of those we experienced this summer could be expected within the next 27 years.

08/15/2013

File photo of thermometers in a store. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

D.C. Homeless Group Warns of Heat-Related Dangers

An advocacy group for the homeless is warning residents in the Washington area to be alert for homeless people who may need help in the extreme heat.

07/16/2013

People refresh themselves at the WWII memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/GettyImages)

Heat Wave Sticking Around D.C. Area

A strong heat wave is bringing the hottest temperatures of the summer to the Washington area this week.

07/15/2013

File photo of thermometers in a store. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Why This Heat Wave’s So Scary – And What’s Behind It

Excessive heat is the No. 1 weather killer in the United States and it’s at its most dangerous when it doesn’t cool down at night.

07/01/2013

A group of tourists look up at a building along Broadway during warm weather on July 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Kills Nearly 50 People Across Country

Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approaching normal from the Midwest to the East Coast.

07/09/2012

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