From the ABC 7 Weather team

Washington DC Weather: Strong thunderstorms possible today

May 23, 2013 - 07:40 AM
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Warm and humid with showers and thunderstorms developing. Some will be strong. A few could become severe.

Warm and humid with showers and thunderstorms 
Highs: Around 80º
Precipitation: 70%

Showers and thunderstorms ending. Breezy and much cooler.
Lows: 53º-61º
Precipitation: 50%
Lingering showers. Then clearing, breezy and chilly 
Highs: Mid to Upper 60s
Precipitation: 30%


Today will be the last warm and humid day for a while. A strong cold front crossing the area tonight will knock temperatures to levels that are well below average. In the process, lines of heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and this evening. We will closely monitor these storms for signs of any becoming severe. Showers and thunderstorms will diminish tonight. A few showers may linger tomorrow but then drier and much cooler air will overspread of area along with gusty winds.

For the holdiay weekend, the forecast is looking better for three consecutive dry days. But it will be three consecutive cool, dry days. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny and breezy. Highs will be around 70 to the lower 70s on Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day. At the Delmarva Beaches, it will be sunny and even chillier. Highs will only be around 60 degrees on Saturday, lower 60s on Sunday and upper 60s on Memorial Day. 

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