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Today's Forecast Updated Friday at 3:36 PM
The weekend ahead will feature more heat, humidity and chances for storms.
- Partly Cloudy, Warm and Muggy
- Lows: 60s
- Wind: S 5 m.p.h.
- Mostly Sunny, Hot and Humid, Breezy at Times
- Highs: Near 90
- Wind: S 10-15 m.p.h.
- Partly Sunny, PM T-Storms Likely
- Highs: Mid to Upper 80s
- Precipitation: 70% PM
This Friday afternoon looks and feels very much like yesterday afternoon…and Wednesday afternoon. High pressure over the Atlantic Ocean continues to pull very warm and humid air into our area. And daytime heating has once again aided in the development of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Most of the activity has been west and southwest of the metropolitan area. A few of these showers and storms could affect the metro area and eastern suburbs but we believe the majority will remain outside of Metro Washington.
Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and very warm. Temperatures will approach 90 degrees in many spots. As far as rain chances go…we believe there is only about a 20% chance of isolated afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Most areas will be rain-free. It should be a pretty good day for outdoor activities.
Substantial changes in the weather pattern develop here on Sunday. It will be partly sunny and very warm again but after 3 pm the chances of showers and thunderstorms will rapidly increase. This will be due to the approach of a strong cold front. So anything you want to do outside, we encourage you to accomplish it before mid-afternoon. This cold front will slow up or even stop close to our area. This means showers and thunderstorms will be likely at times on Monday, as well.
The Sunday/Monday storms could produce very heavy rain, so stay in touch with the Storm Watch 7 Weather Team.
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