From the ABC 7 Weather team

Spring forward to May; heat, humidity back in D.C. this week

March 11, 2012 - 09:25 PM
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Like warmer temperatures? How about 70s to near 80 degrees? Heat, humidity and pollen on the rise this week.

Overnight: Scattered High Clouds, Cool

Lows: 38°-48° | Wind: South 2-5 mph

Monday: Partly Cloudy, Late PM Showers Possible

Highs: 64°-69° | Wind: South 10-20

Tuesday: Partly Cloudy, Showers, Isolated Storms

Highs: 72°-77° | Wind: Southwest 5-15 mph

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Scattered high clouds are expected overnight with lows falling into the middle to upper 40s in the District and about eight to ten degrees cooler in the mountains. Winds will be light out of the south around two to five miles per hour. Clouds will increase a bit on Monday along with a chance for showers south and west of D.C. by late afternoon. The best chance for widespread showers will be Monday night into Tuesday when a few rumbles of thunder cannot be ruled out.

High pressure will build Tuesday night into Wednesday making way for what may be the longest and hottest string of days this year. Highs will generally be in the middle to upper 70s to around 80 degrees. Click here for a look at the extended outlook.

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