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Putting the 2012 heat wave in perspective

Washington's streak of excessively hot weather ended this weekend after 11 consecutive days of temperatures exceeding 95 degrees at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. How does this year's summer heat wave stack up against years past? WTOP takes a closer look at the numbers.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: dave dildine, heat wave

Questions about Bay Bridge travel after derecho

Some say Friday night's derecho pushed them around on the bridge, and the bridge should have been closed to traffic sooner.

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: Bay Bridge, Maryland Transportation, Harold Bartlett

Tree removal tips and contact information

If Friday's big storm damaged your property, there are a few important steps to take when filing an insurance claim and to safely removing trees from your property.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 04:03pm EDT

Tags: tree removal

Timeline of derecho that hit Friday

The massive and powerful storm that blew through the Washington-area Friday night is a weather system known as a derecho.

Wednesday - 07/04/2012, 03:41pm EDT



Reports of price gouging emerge in storm's aftermath

"We have received complaints about price gouging in the area of gasoline prices as well as in the area of hotels," says Karen Straughn, the director of the mediation unit for the Maryland Attorney General's Office.

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 04:42am EDT

Tags: price gouging, andrew mollenbeck, gas, Straughn, Maryland Attorney General

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