From the ABC 7 Weather team

Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Clearing skies Tuesday, high in the 80s Thursday and Friday

May 5, 2014 - 10:00 PM
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Clouds will stick around overnight along with scattered showers. Heat and added humidity will build for the end of the work and school week.

Showers, Mostly Cloudy
Lows: 50s
Wind: Northwest 3-8 mph
Morning Clouds, Afternoon Clearing
Highs: 67°-72°
Wind: Northwest 5-10 mph
Showers Likely
Highs: near 70°
Wind: Southeast 5-10 mph


Showers will continue overnight as temperatures fall to the 50s. Clouds will begin to thin Tuesday and temperatures will rebound to near 70 degrees.

A slow moving front will drift northward Wednesday bringing a chance for a few passing showers and even a rumble of thunder. Highs will be near 70 once again, however it will start to feel a bit more humid. With the warm sector over the mid-Atlantic Thursday and Friday, highs will be well into the 80s - quite possibly the hottest temperatures we have seen all  year.

Showers and isolated thunderstorms are likely Mother's Day Weekend with highs near 80 degrees.

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