From the ABC 7 Weather team

Heat continues for D.C., records in jeopardy Tuesday

May 30, 2011 - 10:30 PM
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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

For a look at the extended outlook, click here.

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