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Homes were evacuated as a swift storm with expected heavy rain moved toward drought plagued Southern California, bringing worries of mudslides where recent wildfires destroyed ground cover and left hillsides exposed.
Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early wintery standstill by closing highways and schools, and even forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest's polka-dancing bar crawl.
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Storms have caused flash floods in sections of Roanoke, requiring the rescue of more than two dozen people.
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A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.
The woman living in the home is thankful no one was injured.
Virginia's Eastern Shore is being used as a launch site for a NASA mission to study tropical cyclones.
The severe windstorm that roared southeast from the Great Lakes into the Mid-Atlantic in June was an extreme weather event for the Washington, D.C. metro area. The storm system left extensive tree damage in its wake and more than one million people were without power.
Severe thunderstorms hit the D.C. region Thursday night, quickly causing thousands of outages.
A leaky roof forced the evacuation of dozens of apartments in Riverdale.