From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. Weather Forecast: Records broken, heavy storms tonight

June 29, 2012 - 03:50 PM
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Heavy storms are possible tonight as a cluster moves through the Ohio Valley into the D.C. area after sunset.

Overnight: T-Storms Possible, then Muggy

Lows: 70s | Wind: NW 5 m.p.h.

Saturday: Hazy, hot and Humid, Strong PM Storms

Highs: Around 100 | Precipitation: 50%

Sunday: Hot and Humid, PM Storms Possible

Highs: Upper 90s | Precipitation: 30%

A Excessive Heat Warning is in effect through 9pm with heat indicies of 105-112 degrees

An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect Saturday with heat indicies reaching 110 degrees.

Strong thunderstorms are possible tonight between 9pm and 11pm in the D.C. area. Be prepared for strong winds, heavy rain and dangerous lightning.

**** A Record Breaking Day in Washington **** The official high temperature hit 104 degrees at Reagan National Airport this afternoon breaking the old record of 101 set back in 1934. With high pressure anchored to our south, it will continue to act as a heat pump throughout the weekend and into Monday. Highs will be around 100 degrees but will feel even warmer.

Heavy thunderstorms are possible later tonight, tomorrow evening and tomorrow night and tomorrow night….and again on Sunday and Monday. Slightly cooler air will arrive by Tuesday…that means highs only in the lower 90s.

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