A "Heat Advisory" will begin at Noon Tuesday and extend until 8:00 P.M. High temperatures will reach the middle 90s with heat index readings near 100 degrees.
Overnight: Warm and Humid ... Patchy Fog
Lows: 68°-75° | Wind: W 2-5
Tuesday: Hazy, Hot and Humid
Highs: 93°-98° | Air Quality Index: Code Orange
Wednesday: Hot, Scattered PM Showers and Thunderstorms
Highs: low 90s | Wind: S/SW 5-10
High pressure will continue to pump excessive heat and humidity across the mid-Atlantic until the middle of the week. Highs on Tuesday will flirt with current records at all three major airports. A “Heat Advisory” for the region will start again Tuesday at Noon and extend until 8:00 P.M. A weak cold front will bring some relief from the heat in the form of scattered showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday. Highs by Thursday will be in the middle to upper 80s.
Current record high temperatures for Tuesday, May 31st
DCA: 99° in 1991
IAD: 94° in 1991
BWI: 96° in 1991
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