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Heavy rain impacts parts of the region

Rainfall in parts of the D.C. region prompted Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood warnings late Tuesday night. Scattered showers overnight are expected to end by the morning rush hour, with Wednesday turning hot and humid. Follow the latest developments in WTOP's liveblog.

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