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Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Summer's Return

August 20, 2013 - 02:13 PM
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After Highs in the 70s the past two days, summer is back and highs will be near 90 the rest of the week.

This Afternoon:
Partly Cloudy
Highs: Upper 80s
Wind: S 4-8
Tonight:
Patch Fog Late
Lows: Low 70s
Wind: Calm
Wednesday:
Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Afternoon Showers/T-Storms
Highs: Near 90
Wind: S 5

Welcome back, Warm Sector! After a cool start to the work week, the jet stream is taking up position near the U.S./Canadian border and that puts us in a very warm and humid airmass. Summer like temperatures will stick around through the rest of the week as a result. Highs will hover in the upper 80s to around 90 degrees. Some patchy fog will develop again tonight outside of the city, but most of us should get a good view of the "Blue Moon."  Check out my blog on it here. A few afternoon showers or thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday afternoon. But, it will be more likely on Thursday as a cold front approaches the area. It should pass through the area by early Friday and there will be gorgeous weather for the weekend with less humid air.

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