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Morning Roundup: Here Comes the Rain Again Edition

Front Porch in the rain, Del Ray, Alexandria
For our Morning Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

Decent Wednesday on tap but, then get ready for rain, rain, and more rain – wind likely too Finally we are getting some much needed rain. But will we get too much rain in too short of time? … and a weekend windstorm too? (Capital Weather Gang)

Meteorologists disagree over Joaquin’s threat to the East Coast Tropical Storm Joaquin strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday morning — but meteorologists remain divided about whether it is likely to smash into the East Coast. (NBC News)

Joaquin  becomes a hurricane as it nears the East Coast Joaquin strengthened to a hurricane Wednesday morning as it nears the Bahamas. (WJLA)

Metrorail delays this morning due to smoke incident in L’Enfant Plaza this morning Yellow line commuters can expect delays in both directions on Wednesday morning due to fire department activity outside the L’Enfant Plaza station. (WUSA 9)

Apple nixes app that would alert drivers to D.C. speed camera locations Charles Yeh says the tech giant is beating up on him because he’s not a big-time developer. He’s started a petition asking Apple CEO Tim Cook to reverse the decision. (Dr. Gridlock)

(Flickr Pool photo via Bill, on Flickr)

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