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Eyes on the Skies to Catch a Glimpse of the Perseid Meteor Showers

Eyes on the Skies to Catch a Glimpse of the Perseid Meteor Showers

Posted 7:13 PM 8/12/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

The annual Perseid Meteor shower will be peaking tonight. The waning gibbous moon will keep the night sky lit up, and cloud cover will continue to linger across the Capital Area. Overall viewing conditions are not the best, but if you are optimistic I would suggest waiting to view until the early (More)

8/11/2022

Thursday PM Forecast: tropical air mass to bring on more storms

Posted 4:14 AM 8/12/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Expect two more days with a few drenching storms in the area. There are some signs of a slight break in the pattern over the weekend. 

Next 24 Hours: Like clockwork, rain will slowly diminish overnight. Low temperatures will bottom in the low to mid 70s. Radar will (More)

8/10/2022

Wednesday PM Forecast: radar stays busy next two afternoons

Posted 4:47 PM 8/10/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Heavy thunderstorms will remain possible for the rest of the workweek. Be alert to deeper water on any flooded roads.

Next 24 Hours: Leftover showers and thunderstorms will gradually end through the evening hours with skies clearing a bit after midnight. Expect low (More)

8/9/2022

Tuesday PM Forecast: storms with downpours possible tomorrow

Posted 5:10 PM 8/9/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Wednesday and Thursday will be the days to watch this week. A very unstable and moist, tropical air mass will combine with a weak trough of low pressure to support torrential thunderstorms both days.

Next 24 Hours: Showers will end and clouds will decrease overnight with (More)

8/8/2022

Monday PM Forecast: heavier storms possible midweek

Posted 4:41 AM 8/9/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

There will be a ramp up in showers and thunderstorms as we move through the week. Wednesday and Thursday in particular, look to have potential for flooding issues.

Next 24 Hours: Overnight, skies will turn mostly clear with low temperatures near 74 degrees.  Tuesday (More)

8/7/2022

Sunday PM Forecast: Sunny start for tomorrow ending with showers

Posted 4:40 AM 8/8/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

Rain in the forecast to welcome in the new school year.

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8/6/2022

Saturday PM Forecast: Sunday showers are expected

Posted 9:12 AM 8/7/2022 by Meteorologist Jacelyn Wheat

Sunday will look very similar to today.

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8/5/2022

Friday PM Forecast: tropical air mass maintains daily rain routine

Posted 1:25 PM 8/6/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

Sometimes, in Augusts, nothing new is good news. At least it means the tropics are still leaving us alone, for now. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will stay the course well into next week. Most of the activity will occur during the late morning and afternoon hours.

Next 24 (More)

8/4/2022

Thursday PM Forecast: showers continue, flood risk a bit next lower next two days

Posted 4:27 AM 8/5/2022 by Chief Meteorologist Dr. Josh Eachus

The showers and thunderstorms followed a more typical schedule on Thursday—with primarily afternoon activity. Again, some storms dumped a couple of inches leading to street and poor drainage flooding.

Next 24 Hours: Like the last several days, any leftover showers (More)

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