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The D.C. area’s best bike trails, mapped

From Mount Vernon Trail to the Capital Crescent Trail, see what the area has in store for those who like to explore in the great outdoors.

How hot is it in D.C. today? Record-setting hot.

The sweltering temperatures set daily and monthly records throughout the area.

Climate strikers plan to halt D.C. traffic again this Friday

The week is set to be bookended by climate protests in the city center.

‘#ShutDownDC’ climate protests block major intersections in city’s core

The disruptive demonstrations are set to last throughout the day.

Thousands turn out for D.C. climate strike

The District could see a 3.4-foot increase in sea level by 2080.

Activists, including youth, will stage major climate protests in D.C. Friday and Monday

The protests are timed to take place around the U.N. Climate Action Summit.

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18 great spots for admiring fall foliage in D.C.

Change is in the air.

Cool air is finally flowing again at two Metro Red Line stations

The project at the Dupont Circle and Farragut North stops has taken years.

Three-quarters of D.C. metro residents say they support laws to stop building in high-risk areas

A new Zillow survey finds that most residents are worried about climate change

Metro riders will have to wait even longer for cool temperatures at two Red Line stations

The transit agency had expected repair work to be finished in mid-August.

D.C.’s outdoor public pools begin closing for the season this weekend

But some of the pools will stay open through Labor Day

Rats! D.C. is seeing more rat complaints than in the past, report says

Check how your neighborhood compares to others

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Where to find kid-friendly spray parks in D.C.

The little ones can cool off easily at these 26 locations

‘Code Orange’ unhealthy air is predicted in the D.C. area Friday and Saturday

The heat wave could exacerbate air pollution

‘Even hotter conditions’ expected this week as region braces for triple-digit temperatures

D.C. is extending hours at certain public pools and spray parks through Sunday

1.5-mile stretch of Canal Road NW reopens after emergency repairs

D.C. transportation officials had closed the road after flooding damage last week

A very old tree falls on the National Mall. Park Service officials are trying to save it.

The felled mulberry tree "predates the dedication of the Washington Monument," per the Park Service

Cherry trees expected to reach peak bloom early next week: National Park Service

This year’s official peak bloom forecast for the famous blossoms has moved up a few days

Cherry blossoms peak bloom predicted in early April

The trees’ green-bud stage is already starting to be seen, according to the National Park Service

Snow closes Smithsonian museums and National Zoo

Federal government offices and D.C. schools are also closed today

D.C. cancels state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

Updated forecasts show the storm keeping south

Tracking south, Hurricane Florence likely will not disrupt D.C. this weekend

But the region may see some rain from its remnants next week

D.C. declares state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

What you need to know for the impending storm

National Park Service closes Hains Point due to ‘potential for flooding’

Tides are rising from recent rainfall

39.74 inches: D.C. hits average year’s rainfall well before 2018’s end

It’s already the District’s sixth-wettest year on record

Flash flood watch is on: Prepare for even heavier rain this week in D.C.

Weather forecasters call it a "water hose in the sky"

D.C. air pollution levels hit Code Red this week

For the first time since 2012

How hot is it going to be in D.C. on the Fourth of July?

And is holiday traffic really going to be "ungodly"?

D.C.’s heat wave is going to last for days on end

Expect heat indexes of 100 to 105

Get ready for D.C.’s hottest weather of the year so far

This week starts out with scorching temperatures.

The Potomac River is at its highest level since 2010

Flood watches are on around the region

There’s a sinkhole on the White House’s North Lawn

Cue the swamp jokes

A flood watch is on as soggy weather continues through the weekend

Sunshine might peek through on Sunday

A storm with wind gusts from 60 to 75 mph might hit during rush hour tonight

A severe thunderstorm watch is on for the Washington area

‘Bomb cyclone’ predicted to bring snow to D.C. area this Thursday

Stay alert for school closings and Metro delays.

How to have fun in the snow in Washington, D.C.

From sledding to ice skating, see what activities can make this season better than ever.

What will D.C.’s weather be like for the solar eclipse?

Expect partial cloud coverage and a slight chance of rain later tonight.

Winter Storm Stella: 13 photos of dogs, monuments in the snow

Time for frolicking and Instagramming.

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What you need to know about this week's winter storm

A winter storm is heading for Washington, D.C., and Curbed has everything you need to know to prepare.