ABC7 StormWatch with Doug Hill and Jacqui Jeras
7 Day Forecast
9/2/201440%High: 94°Low: 70°
This Afternoon - Partly sunny. Hot with highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight - Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Chance of Precip 40% Wind West at 6 mph Humidity (midday) 47% Dewpoint (midday) 67° Heat Index (midday) 95° Sunrise 6:37 AM EDT Sunset 7:36 PM EDT Moonrise 2:16 PM EDT Moonset
9/3/2014High: 88°Low: 70°
Wednesday - Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph. Wednesday Night - Mostly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows around 70. Southeast winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable.
Chance of Precip 0% Wind NW at 4 mph Humidity (midday) 49% Dewpoint (midday) 64° Heat Index (midday) 88° Sunrise 6:38 AM EDT Sunset 7:35 PM EDT Moonrise 3:13 PM EDT Moonset 12:32 AM EDT
9/4/2014High: 90°Low: 70°
Thursday - Areas of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Thursday Night - Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind SE at 5 mph Humidity (midday) 52% Dewpoint (midday) 67° Heat Index (midday) 91° Sunrise 6:39 AM EDT Sunset 7:33 PM EDT Moonrise 4:08 PM EDT Moonset 1:30 AM EDT
9/5/2014High: 90°Low: 72°
Friday - Mostly sunny. Hot with highs around 90. Friday Night - Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind SSE at 4 mph Humidity (midday) 55% Dewpoint (midday) 68° Heat Index (midday) 91° Sunrise 6:40 AM EDT Sunset 7:32 PM EDT Moonrise 4:58 PM EDT Moonset 2:33 AM EDT
9/6/201450%High: 92°Low: 67°
Saturday - Showers and thunderstorms likely. Hot with highs in the lower 90s. Chance of rain 60 percent. Saturday Night - Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Chance of Precip 50% Wind WSW at 2 mph Humidity (midday) 52% Dewpoint (midday) 67° Heat Index (midday) 93° Sunrise 6:41 AM EDT Sunset 7:30 PM EDT Moonrise 5:44 PM EDT Moonset 3:42 AM EDT
9/7/2014High: 81°Low: 63°
Sunday - Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Sunday Night - Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind North at 4 mph Humidity (midday) 57% Dewpoint (midday) 62° Heat Index (midday) 81° Sunrise 6:42 AM EDT Sunset 7:29 PM EDT Moonrise 6:26 PM EDT Moonset 4:53 AM EDT
9/8/2014High: 79°Low: 64°
Monday - Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Chance of Precip 20% Wind NNE at 6 mph Humidity (midday) 47% Dewpoint (midday) 54° Heat Index (midday) 77° Sunrise 6:43 AM EDT Sunset 7:27 PM EDT Moonrise 7:06 PM EDT Moonset 6:05 AM EDT
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Today's Forecast Updated Tuesday at 1:30 PM
Hot and humid conditions continue today and a frontal boundary will move into the region this evening bringing the chance for showers and thunderstorms.
- This Afternoon:
- Hot and Humid, Storms Possible
- Highs: 90-95
- Wind: SW 5-10 m.p.h.
- Any Storms End, Muggy
- Lows: Near 70
- Wind: NW 5 m.p.h.
- Partly Cloudy, Still Hot
- Highs: Near 90
- Wind: SE 5 m.p.h.
The high heat and humidity will continue to be a factor today with highs from 90 to 95 and dew points in the 70s. This will make it feel like it’s closer to 100 degrees this afternoon. A cold front will reach the area by this afternoon bringing the chance for showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may even be strong to severe, but the highest likelihood for severe weather will be northwest of D.C. through eastern Ohio to Pennsylvania.
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Wednesday and Thursday should be dry but still hot with highs near 90 degrees. The heat will continue through Friday and Saturday as well with highs near 90 degrees along with daily chances for storms.