From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. Weather Forecast

July 4, 2012 - 09:15 AM
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A Heat Advisory goes into effect at noon Wednesday and runs until 9 p.m. for a large portion of the region. The feels-like temperatures will be 100°-105°.

A heat advisory goes into effect at noon and runs until 9 p.m. for a large portion of the region. Photo: Jim Joslyn

Wednesday: Partly Cloudy, Hot & Humid w/Scattered Storms

Highs: 95°-100° | Wind: W 7-14

Fireworks (9PM):  Lingering Storm or Two, Otherwise Very Warm & Muggy

Temperatures: 85°-89° | Wind: SW 3-6

Thursday: Dangerous Heat & High Humidity

Highs: 95°-100° | Wind: W 7-14

We are entering day seven of the high heat and today we may get a few moments of relief as scattered thundershowers are likely to pop up through the day.

Otherwise, expect a mix of clouds and sun and highs in the upper 90s. We are hopeful that most storms will wrap up around sunset (8:37 p.m.), which is good news because the fireworks on the National Mall are scheduled for 9:11 p.m.

Just remember to have a safety plan and know where to get to shelter if you hear thunder when outdoors!

The rest of the week and into the weekend will be all about the extreme heat and humidity. We finally may get some relief by next week. Stay cool and have a safe and happy 4th!

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