From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. Weather Forecast: HOT through Wednesday

July 16, 2012 - 01:16 PM
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Temperatures will again approach the 100 degree mark tomorrow and Wednesday.

This Afternoon: Partly Cloudy, HOT and Humid, Stray Storm Possible

Highs: Mid 90s | Wind: W 4-8 m.p.h.

Tonight: Mostly Clear and Muggy

Lows: 70s | Wind: SW 3-5 m.p.h.

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny, HOT and Humid

Highs: Around 100 | Heat Index: 100-105°

The heat and humidity will be the story for the beginning of the week with highs in the mid 90s today under partly cloudy skies. There is a chance for a stray storm this afternoon and evening. Tonight will be warm and muggy with lows in the 70s. Tuesday highs will approach the 100 degree mark and high humidity values will make it feel even hotter. A cold front will move into the region Wednesday afternoon and evening bringing the chance for thunderstorms. Ahead of the front, highs will still manage to reach the upper 90s to near 100 degrees.

Cooler weather is expected Thursday through the weekend with highs in the upper 80s to near 90 on Thursday and falling back into the mid to upper 80s Friday into the weekend. Showers and storms continue to appear possible on Thursday and Friday.

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