WASHINGTON --  We're in for a hot and mainly dry week. Look for highs around 90 degrees Tuesday afternoon rising into the mid 90s Thursday through Saturday.

QUICK FORECAST
Tuesday: Partly cloudy, breezy at times and hot. High: 90.
Tuesday Night: Clear to partly cloudy and mild. Low: 72.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, but less humid. High: 93.

RELATED: Only three serious tornadoes have hit D.C. in the past 50 years. Two were on the same day. 

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FORECAST DISCUSSION

A cold front will move through the Metro Area overnight spawning a second round of showers and storms, some of which could still be strong to severe. Critical timing is now 3 a.m..The main storm threat will be damaging wind gusts, but some large hail cannot be ruled out.

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After Monday's storm chance, the week turns hot and a bit humid but stays mostly dry. Get ready for D.C.'s next heat wave on the way.

DETAILED FORECAST
Tuesday: Partly cloudy and hot. Stray storm. Highs: 86 - 91. Winds: WNW 10 - 15
Tuesday Night: Clear to partly cloudy and mild. Lows: 62 - 72. Winds: NW 5 - 10.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, but less humid. High: 88 - 92. Winds: N to SW 5 - 10.

EXTENDED FORECAST:
The heat and humidity return for the week with highs in the low 90s to mid 90s. Rain chances look sparse overall through the week.

Heat Wave
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Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot. Highs: Low to mid 90s.
Friday: Partly cloudy and hot. Highs: Low to mid 90s.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated PM storms. Highs: Low to mid 90s.


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