From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. Forecast: Storms Over For Now, Heat Returns Tomorrow

June 30, 2012 - 01:00 AM
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Storms are over for now, but the heat returns tomorrow with severe storms possible once again. 

Tonight:  Showers Ending, Warm & Muggy, Patchy Fog

Temperatures: 70s | Wind: Light

Saturday: Hot & Humid; Chance of Severe Storms

Highs: Near 100 | Heat Index: 105-115 degrees

Sunday: Hot & Humid; Chance of Severe Storms

Highs: Near 100 | Heat Index: 105-110 degrees

An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect Saturday with heat indices ranging from 105-115 degrees. 

*RECORD BREAKING TEMPERATURES FRIDAY*

Reagan National - 102° (Old Record 101° - 1934)

Dulles - 100° (Old Record 95° - 1991)

The storms have moved offshore, but unfortunately have left millions without power.  Temperatures have dropped into the 70s, but it will be quite muggy overnight and no relief from the sweltering heat is in sight - at least over the weekend.  Another hazy, hot, and humid day is in store for both Saturday and Sunday.  Storms will once again be possible over the weekend, some of which could become severe.  For those of you without power, make sure to follow us on WTOP radio with the latest weather updates.  

Our Live Super Doppler is updating online and on our digital weather channel, Weather Now.  We'll have the very latest for you also on ABC7 News and NewsChannel 8. 

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