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Flood Watch for parts of our region. Here's is when the heaviest rain will hit

Heavy downpours and strong storms are possible Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

WASHINGTON — Clouds increase Tuesday with just a few showers possible. High temperatures will again approach 80 degrees. Portions of the DMV are under a Flood Watch through Thursday morning due to rain forecast for later tonight, Wednesday, and overnight Wednesday.

Quick Forecast:
Tuesday: Becoming cloudy and warm, isolated showers. High: 80.
Tuesday Night: A few showers, otherwise cloudy. Low: 70.
Wednesday: Windy and warm with showers and a few thunderstorms. High: 80.

Forecast Discussion:

Expect a mostly cloudy Tuesday afternoon with just an outside chance for a shower or a sprinkle.

Widespread rain hits parts of the Shenandoah Valley and West Virginia Tuesday tonight. A Flood Watch has been issued for Page, Shenandoah, and Hardy Counties starting tonight through Thursday morning.

A cold front brings big weather changes midweek and is right on cue for the arrival of fall. Strong storms with heavy downpours are likely Wednesday night. A Flood Watch is in effect for areas north and west of Washington, DC from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.

Plan on showers and storms Wednesday, with heavy downpours Wednesday night. Yellow Weather Alerts look likely Wednesday and Thursday. It will become windy Wednesday and stay windy to breezy through Friday.  

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Flood Watch

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Detailed Forecast:

Tuesday: Becoming cloudy and warm, isolated showers. Highs: 78-81. Winds: E 10-15.
Tuesday Night: Scattered showers, otherwise cloudy and mild. Humid. Lows: 67-70. Winds: SE 5-10.
Wednesday: Windy and warm with showers and a few thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. Highs: 77-80. Winds: S 10-20, gusty.


Long Range Forecast: 

Our first full day of fall, Thursday will be cooler with highs in the mid-70s, with more showers and some heavy downpours possible early in the morning.

Cooler nights and mornings will make it feel like fall behind this cold front. Overnight lows will drop to the upper 40s and 50s in most areas. We dry out Friday with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s.

Thursday: Windy and cooler with morning rain and storms taper to showers. Highs: 68-73.
Friday: Sunny, breezy and rather cool. Highs: 70-74.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and cool. Highs: 72-76.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs: 70s.

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