Thursday marks the first day of summer when we hit the solstice at 6:07 AM. We have the most amount of sunlight today and that amount will now start to get less over the next 6 months.
We're in for a partly to mostly cloudy and warm day with a few showers and possibly a thunderstorm.
More widespread and heavier showers/storms will be seen this evening into tonight and for areas south and west of DC a Flash Flood Watch has been issued from 3 PM Thursday until 6 AM Friday. Some of the towns in the watch are: Luray, Culpeper and Harrisonburg from 3 PM Thursday until 6 AM Friday. 1" to 2" of rain with locally higher amounts will be possible in the watch area.
A front lifts back north Friday into Saturday, bringing more showers and T-storms to kick off the weekend. Friday will be cooler with rain and showers likely with highs holding in the 70s. More showers & T-storms are in the forecast for Saturday with temps back in the 80s. Sunday will heat up into the upper 80s and low 90s with just isolated PM storms.
Partly Cloudy & Warm But a bit less humid
with a T-storm possible, especially south & southwest
HIGHS: 80 - 85
WINDS: ENE - 10
Mostly Cloudy & Muggy
Showers Return, especially west & SW
LOWS: 65 - 70
WINDS: S - 5
Mostly Cloudy & Cooler
with Rain & Showers
HIGHS: 74 - 79
WINDS: E - 10