Parts of the DC area could see temperatures as much as 15 degrees above normal for late August — which, coupled with humidity, will lead to heat indexes over 100.
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Much of the D.C. area was under an Excessive Heat Warning on Tuesday until 8 p.m. It’s the fifth day of a heat wave with highs in the mid-90s, but heat indexes are ranging from 100 to 113 during the afternoon.
People and pets aren’t the only ones that need to stay hydrated during the scorching heat of summer. Garden Plot editor Mike McGrath shares tips on how and when to properly water and feed your lawn and plants.
Fireworks aren’t the only thing on the agenda this Fourth of July. From parades to festivals, here’s a look at the most popular holiday events.
What’s the best way to remove a tick? Is a higher SPF better? And what are the often overlooked items everyone should have in a first-aid kit? The experts weigh in.
Metro leaders are responding to criticism following an announcement that a busy section of the system will be shut down next summer for repairs.
Summer is not the time for heavy meals of meat and potatoes. These light and fresh pasta recipes are perfect for picnics, weeknight afternoons and even dinner parties.
Wondering what to eat for dinner tonight? Try fixing up a refreshing no-cook dinner that leaves your oven completely out of the equation.
Here are a few ways you can use up tomatoes while they’re still at their peak.
Who said salads have to be boring — or even made of vegetables? These recipes turn summer’s best produce into unique and tasty meals.
Crime normally increases with the temperatures, but this year D.C. leaders see some signs for optimism that they can keep crime at record-low levels.
Today’s kids spend an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media, and that number creeps up in the summer. But you can make screen time an educational and socially enriching experience for your kids. Here’s how.
Summer fun can be especially rough on younger skin, and an area pediatrician has advice on how to protect it from bugs, rashes and the sun.
Got a haul from the farmers market over the weekend? Not sure what to do with your full basket of CSA fruits and veggies? Ten tasty recipes to carry you through summer.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.