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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.
Related blog: Hot stretch continues into September
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.
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