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A wonderful Wednesday with some late p.m. clouds

Warmer Thursday then our first 90-degree day Friday.

WASHINGTON — Clear and cool overnight with lows from the upper 40s to the upper 50s. Wednesday will be cooler but still quite pleasant.

Quick Forecast:
Overnight: Clear and a bit cool. Low: 57.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and cooler. High: 76.
Wednesday Night: Periods of showers. A stray storm. Low: 61.
Thursday: Partly sunny, warmer and more humid. High: 85.

Forecast Discussion:

Clear and cooler overnight across the DMV. Overnight lows will drop back into the 50s and even a few upper 40s.

Cooler and still very nice Wednesday with highs in the 70s. Expect mostly cloudy skies by evening. Showers will move in late in the evening.

Wet weather clears out by the Thursday morning commute and it will be back to partly sunny skies as we close out the work week. Temperatures will start to creep up Thursday into the mid 80s...but that's still nothing compared to the heat heading our way this weekend.

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Detailed Forecast:
Overnight: Clear and a bit cool. Lows: 48 - 58. Wind: NW 10.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and much cooler but nice. Highs:72 - 77. Wind: SE 10.
Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds. Showers and a few storms develop. Lows: 56 - 64. Wind: SSW 10.
Thursday: Partly sunny, warmer and more humid. Highs: 82 - 87. Winds: SW/NW - 10.

Long Range Forecast:

The humidity returns Thursday along with the warmth before temperatures really crank up this weekend.

Saturday will be sunny, hot, and humid with highs in the low 90s. An isolated storm is possible Saturday afternoon. 

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Credit: KM

A cold front will pass through on Sunday late, with mainly p.m. showers and storms. Some storms could be strong and possibly severe.

Extended Outlook:

Friday: Partly cloudy and hot. Highs:88 - 93.
Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny and hot, isolated p.m. storm. Highs: 89 - 94.
Sunday: Still warm. evening storms likely. Highs: 81 - 86.

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Credit: KM

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