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Showers and storms overnight for D.C.; near record heat on the way

June 19, 2011 - 11:45 PM
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Areas of heavy rain with imbedded thunderstorms will develop overnight bringing localized flooding and potential morning delays. Track showers and storms overnight with ABC7 Interactive Radar. Another round of very hot air will arrive Tuesday and Wednesday with heat index values near 100 degrees.

Overnight: Periods of Heavy Rain, Isolated Thunderstorms

Lows: 65°-72° | Wind: SE 5-10

Monday: AM Storms Diminish, Isolated PM Showers

Highs: 83°-88° | Wind: SE 10-15

Tuesday: Hot and Humid, Risk for PM Showers

Highs: near 95° | Wind: SW 5-10

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will dot ABC7 Live Super Doppler Radar overnight and into the morning rush. Periods of heavy rain will fall with areas of localized flooding possible. Lows will be in the middle 60s to lower 70s.

Storms will diminish Monday morning with scattered showers developing again by late afternoon. Dew point temperatures will start to increase making it feel a bit more uncomfortable outside. Afternoon highs will be in the middle 80s. A warm front will lift northward late in the day allowing for hotter and more humid air to arrive for Tuesday and Wednesday. Highs will jump well into the 90s with heat index readings approaching 100 degrees. The National Weather Service may issue a Heat Advisory for part of the D.C. area.

Current record highs for Tuesday:

DCA: 98°, IAD: 98°, BWI: 100°

Current record highs for Wednesday:

DCA: 101°, IAD: 99°, BWI: 100°

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