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Thousands Of Md. Residents Brave Blazing Heat As Power Outages Continue

The storms have left Maryland a mess. The clock is ticking on restoration efforts as the summer sizzles.


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Mid-Atlantic Power Outages Could Last Days

A day after seeking refuge at shopping malls and movie theaters, hoping the lights would be back on when they returned, 3 million residents faced a grim reality Sunday: stifling homes, spoiled food and a looming commute filled with knocked-out stoplights.


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WEATHER BLOG: 90-Degree Heat & Thunderstorms Expected This Week

The cleanup continues, and so does the heat. This was the fifth straight day with temperatures at 90 degrees or higher.


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Death Toll From Storms Rises To 14

The death toll from the storms that devastated the eastern U.S. has risen to 14.


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Md. Declares Liberal Leave For State Workers

Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared liberal leave for state workers on Monday, urging residents not to drive if they don’t have to because of the many traffic signal disabled by Friday’s storms.


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BLOG: Improvement On The Way

While it is rather cloudy this morning, we anticipate some breaks in the cloud cover today, which will cause greater insolation (solar heating), and it will also push most temperatures into the mid and upper-70s this afternoon.