From the ABC 7 Weather team

Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Flash Flood Watch late Thursday and Friday

May 14, 2014 - 10:15 PM
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Areas of heavy rain will move overhead Thursday night and last until Friday morning two to four inches are likely.

Mostly Cloudy, Drizzle and Patchy Fog
Lows: 60s
Wind: Southeast 5-10 mph
Partly Sunny, Rain by Evening
Highs: lower 80s
Wind: South 10-20 mph
Morning Rain, Late Afternoon Clearing
Highs: near 70°
Wind: Southeast 5-10 mph

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Areas of drizzle will dot  radar this evening and into the overnight hours.  Low temperatures will bottom in the 60s under mostly cloudy skies – along with areas of fog by early morning.

Look for a bit of sunshine Thursday along with an increasing likelihood for showers and thunderstorms during the evening hours. Highs will manage to rebound to near 80 degrees. Muggy conditions will briefly return, making it feel a bit less comfortable. Clouds will thicken Thursday night and rain will overspread the mid-Atlantic. A Flash Flood Watch has been posted from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon for the entire ABC 7 viewing area. Periods of heavy rain may cause localized flooding - rain totals will range from two to four inches with some areas seeing higher amounts. Gradual clearing will allow for some sun late Friday, highs will be near 70 degrees.

The upcoming weekend looks brighter and pretty nice. Afternoon temperatures will be in the lower 70s with just a slight chance for a passing shower and possibly a rumble or two of thunder. At this point, outdoor activities should be fine.

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