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Summer Solstice: Temps Soar on the Longest Day of the Year

As if it hasn’t felt like it for the past few weeks, summer has officially started.


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Study: Hotter Days in U.S. Mean Less Cold Cash

Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.