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TIMELINE: When the rain will end

Partly cloudy with showers ending.

WASHINGTON — Heavy rain has ended.  Partly cloudy with skies with only an isolated shower ending, by afternoon. 

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Here's the critical timing: 


Now - 2 p.m. 

Cloudy skies and light, spotty showers will continue off and on.  

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Showers off and on until about 4 p.m.  

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Previous updates:


Afternoon through midnight:

Rain and storms are likely, with a couple of lines of showers and storms moving through metro Washington. The evening commute may be impacted by downpours. Isolated storms may become severe, especially west of Washington. A few storms may produce damaging winds and perhaps a very isolated tornado, mainly over western Maryland, West Virginia, and in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

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Futurecast Wednesday 11 p.m.

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Futurecast Thursday 5 a.m.

6 a.m. to noon:

Downpours are likely in the Washington metro area, with a heavy line of thunderstorms crossing through during and after the morning commute. Some storms may produce damaging winds. Additionally, surface and possible flash flooding will occur. Area roads will be damp, leading to slow commutes and potential accidents. Umbrellas will be a must at the school bus and metro bus stops.

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Futurecast 8 a.m. Thursday

Noon to 6 p.m.:

Thunderstorms will ease to showers around midday or early in the afternoon, moving east of metro Washington by late afternoon. Showers may continue through the evening commute, however, the heavy rain and severe threat will be over by then. Expect breezy conditions in the afternoon, with temperatures dropping into the 60s by 6 p.m.

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Futurecast Thursday 2 p.m.

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