We expect this summer to more closely resemble the last two rather than the record hot summers of 2010-2012.
The next several days brings above normal temperatures, moderately high humidity, and daily storm chances.
Thursday brings a chance to see our fourth 90 degree-day so far this year. Hooray?
The watch includes Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince George's, and Calvert counties, the District and points north, including Baltimore.
The video and damage reports serve as a reminder that you really don't want to be caught in a tornado, no matter how "weak" it might be.
The current El Nino could suppress hurricane activity this year, though NOAA cautions that "it only takes one."
There is a looming gap in satellite data over the Middle East. Data from China and Russia could fill the gap but Congress fears U.S. reliance could pose security risks and introduce the threat of "cyber warfare".
This has the look and feel of a mid-summer weather forecast, minus any major heat wave. Watch out for scattered storms later today.
This evening, many of us may escape the storms, but expect them to be much more numerous Wednesday afternoon and evening.
The Buffalo Bayou in west Houston flooded well beyond its banks on Tuesday morning as water levels surged past the river's major flood stage.