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Hot, humid and stormy (at times) the next few days

A very summer-like forecast through Wednesday before BIG relief from the heat and humidity arrives later this week

WASHINGTON — A few isolated storms through this evening. Otherwise very sticky and humid. Very hot Tuesday with heat indices 100 - 105 degrees.

Quick Forecast:
Tonight: Isolated storm early, partly cloudy. Muggy. Patchy fog. Low: 78.
Tuesday: Hot and humid. Scattered storms in the afternoon. High: 95.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Muggy. Low: 77.
Wednesday: Partly sunny and humid with strong to severe p.m. storms. High: 90.

Forecast Discussion: 

Tomorrow will be even hotter than today. Be prepared for partly to mostly sunny skies and high temps in the mid 90s. The heat index may reach 105° in a few spots. A few afternoon storms will develop again Tuesday afternoon and evening. Wednesday looks like a Weather Watch Alert day for big storms.  Storms look more widespread and could become strong to severe. The biggest concern for Wednesday would be locally damaging wind in addition to pockets of flooding.

Credit: WUSA Weather
Credit: WUSA Weather

The good news is, Wednesday's storms will precede a cold front that will bring in BIG relief for the end of the week.

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Detailed Forecast:
Tonight: Isolated storm early, partly cloudy. Muggy. Patchy fog possible. Lows: 70s. Winds: SW 5 - 10.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with isolated evening storms. Highs: 91 - 96. Winds: SW 5 - 15.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Muggy. Patchy fog possible. Lows: 69 - 77. Winds: SW 10.
Wednesday: Partly sunny and humid with strong to severe p.m. storms. Highs: 86 - 91. Winds: Light.

Long Range Forecast:

Behind the cold front Thursday looks less humid with only isolated showers and no severe weather.  Temperatures will still be warm in the upper 80s and low 90s before the really nice weather arrives for Friday and the weekend.

Temperatures will be very comfortable in the low 80s with nice, dry air in place. 

Credit: WUSA Weather

Extended Outlook:

Thursday: An isolated shower. Partly cloudy and less humid. Highs: 86 - 91.
Friday: Mostly sunny and nice. Highs: 80 - 84.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and gorgeous. Highs: 79 - 83.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and beautiful. Highs: 80 - 85.

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Credit: WUSA Weather

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