Posts Tagged ‘hot’

The Needle: In Congress, Opinions Are Like Assholes Edition

Express Yourself: Voters approved an amendment to the Home Rule Charter in April that would allow D.C. to spend locally raised money without waiting for Congress to appropriate it to us by an overwhelming 81-13 margin. The official word from the House of Representatives: Well, that's just your opinion. Literally—a report issued by the GOP-controlled [...]

The Needle: Yup, It’s Hot Edition

Under the Dome: That unpleasant feeling you got if you made the mistake of venturing outside today will continue most of this week, thanks to what forecasters call a "heat dome" that's landed on top of the Mid-Atlantic. The good news: Last year, we had more heat waves like this. The bad news: It's still [...]

Hot Child in the City

Today has been declared "Code Orange," weather-wise. I'm still not clear why it's not called something more creative, like "Miserable Maroon Monday," "Red Hot Heat," or even just "Code Red," (what is orange supposed to imply? acid?), but that's another thing entirely.'s local news page reported:
The National Weather Service forecasts the temperature in the Washington [...]