From the ABC 7 Weather team

Heat Advisory for D.C. metro starts Monday at Noon

May 29, 2011 - 10:45 PM
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High pressure will funnel oppressive heat and humidity across the mid-Atlantic for the next three days. A Heat Advisory is set to start on Monday at Noon and continue through Tuesday evening. Depending on conditions, the National Weather Service may extend the advisory into Wednesday.

Overnight: Warm and Humid, Patchy Fog

Lows: 68°-75° | Wind: S 4-8

Monday: Mostly Sunny, Hot and Humid

Highs: 90°-95° | Wind: S 5-10

Tuesday: Hot and Very Humid

Highs: 94°-99° | Wind: S 5-10

Dangerous heat and increased humidity levels will end the holiday weekend and continue into part of the upcoming week. Overnight lows will fall into the middle to upper 60s in the mountains to lower to middle 70s in the District.

Temperatures on Memorial Day will reach the lower to middle 90s with heat index levels approaching 100 degrees. The hottest, and potentially most dangerous day in terms of heat will be Tuesday with highs in the middle to upper 90s. The heat index may exceed 100 degrees.

As a precaution, a Heat Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service starting at Noon Monday and extending through Tuesday evening.

Current Record Highs for Monday

DCA: 98° in 1991
IAD: 95° in 2006
BWI: 98° in 1991

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