WASHINGTON -- We have a few storm chances this weekend, but not a washout.
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Saturday: Partly cloudy and not as warm, PM storm mainly west of the Blue Ridge. High: 81.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy and warm with showers and T-storms. Low: 70.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated T-storms. High: 91.
Saturday will be comfortable before more heat returns Sunday into Memorial Day. We will have a chance for a few afternoon storms Saturday and Sunday, but Memorial Day looks fine.Right now the best chance of storms in the Metro is Saturday evening and Saturday night. Some of the storms will be heavy and a few could reach severe limits both Saturday and Sunday.
Futurecast below shows our nice Friday.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and not as warm, PM storm mainly west of the Blue Ridge. Highs: 78 - 83. Winds: SE - 10.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy and warm with showers and T-storms, some heavy/severe. Lows: 65 - 70. Winds: SE/SW - 10.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated T-storms. Highs: 87 - 92. Winds: SW - 10.
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HOLIDAY WEEKEND FORECAST
It will be a hot and more humid Sunday with a bit of a cool down by Memorial Day. There will be a chance of a few afternoon showers and storms Saturday and Sunday. It will not be a washout, so don't cancel your plans but rather stay flexible.
Holiday Weekend Shower/Storm Timeline
Saturday: Isolated PM storms, mainly after 3 p.m. especially in the mountains.
Saturday Night: some strong to severe storms possible
Sunday: Isolated PM storms, mainly after 3 p.m.
Monday: Mainly dry, just a stray storm.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and not as warm, PM storm mainly west of the Blue Ridge. Highs: 78 - 83.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and hot with a few PM showers/storms. Highs: 87 - 92.
Memorial Day: Partly cloudy and warm with only a stray storm. Highs: Mid 80s.
The beach forecast looks pretty good as well. The ocean temp is only in the low 60s so please do not stay in the ocean long. Hypothermia is possible is 20 minutes.
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