From the ABC 7 Weather team

Storms likely this afternoon in the D.C. area

July 13, 2011 - 01:56 PM
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A disturbance will track through the region today bringing with it the chance for showers and storms.

This Afternoon: Storms Possible, Hot

Highs: Low 90s | Wind: WNW 5-10 m.p.h.

Overnight: Mostly Clear, Becoming Less Humid

Lows: 60s to Near 70 | Wind: N 10 m.p.h.

Thursday: Mostly Sunny, Cooler & Comfortable

Highs: Mid 80s | Wind: N 8-12 m.p.h.

A weak disturbance will pass through the area today bringing showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures should reach the lower 90s before storms move through this afternoon. Storms should come to an end this evening as they move to the south and east. Tonight will become less humid as northerly winds usher in a drier airmass overhead. Lows should fall into the 60s in the suburbs to near 70 degrees in town.

Thursday will be cooler and comfortable with highs in the mid 80s. Friday will experience more of the same with highs once again in the mid 80s under mostly sunny skies. For the weekend ahead, highs should top out in the mid to upper 80s under partly cloudy  skies. Humidity levels will begin to creep back up Saturday, but should be back to noticeable levels by Sunday.

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