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Summer's Back

Steve Scolnik @ 4:00 PM

The re-emergence of the sun pushed temperatures well into the mid 80s by mid afternoon in the Washington metro area. Except for some isolated showers in the mountains of West Virginia, west of Charlottesville, and along the Delaware coast, regional radar is clear.


Tonight will be warm and humid, with lows in the low 70s. Temperatures will warm into the low 90s tomorrow; there is only a slight chance of afternoon or evening thunderstorms.

Tropical Topics

Irene is still suffering from Tropical Depression, probably worsened from being dissed by most of the major models. It is stubbornly working on becoming better organized, however, and could be diagnosed as a tropical storm in the next 24 hours. The official forecast track continues to become more left-leaning (westward), raising the possibility of a threat to the Carolina coast by early next week.

Escape the Heat!

Want to escape the heat and humidity of August in Washington? Go south. Way south. Melbourne suburbs and other locations in Australia's Victoria state, some as low as sea level, experienced their most widespread snow event in over 50 years yesterday. Snow is so unusual there that the Melbourne observation summary just includes a column for rain in the precipitation section. Here are some reports:

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