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Record highs fall Friday at Dulles and BWI with the year's first 90-degree day

Some afternoon and evening showers Saturday.
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WASHINGTON — Friday was our hottest day in eight months. 

Mild overnight with lows in the 60s to around 70 in D.C.

While Saturday looks mostly dry with clouds mixing in and sunshine from time to time, plan on a few afternoon scattered showers and an isolated storm or two ahead of a cold front. The best chance of showers and storms will be south and west of D.C.

Behind the front, it will turn breezy for Sunday with cooler temperatures in the low to mid 70s. Some clouds will linger south early Sunday morning.

Quick Forecast:
Overnight: Clear to partly cloudy and mild. Low: 69.
Saturday: Partly sunny with some p.m. showers and storms. High: 82.
Sunday: Returning mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs: 77.

Track incoming weather on the interactive radar here. 

Dulles set a record high of 93 Friday.  Baltimore set a new record of 97. National hit 94 just short of the 97 degree record. Today was our first 90-degree day since September 4th last year when it reached 91 degrees.

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The current allergy index reports grasses as high, trees and mold as moderate and weeds as moderate.


Detailed Forecast:
Overnight: Clear to partly cloudy. Lows: 60 - 70. Winds: Light.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and warm with p.m. showers and storms. Highs: 78 - 83. Winds: E 10.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Showers ending. Lows: 52 - 59. Winds: E 10.
Sunday: Returning mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs: 72 - 77. Winds: NE 5 - 10.

Long Range Forecast:

Most of next week will also feature below average temperatures with a few showers possible both Monday and Wednesday.

Extended Outlook:
Monday: Partly cloudy and a bit warmer Highs: 78 - 83.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy and pleasant, stray shower. Highs 78 - 83.
Wednesday: Partly sunny and cooler with some showers. Highs: 70 - 75.
Thursday: Partly cloudy and pleasant. Highs: 74 - 79.

Credit: tt
Credit: tt

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