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National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

At a Glance

Thu.

partlycloudyday
-- /94°

Fri.

thunderstorms
76° /88°
Drop 40%

Sat.

partlycloudyday
71° /80°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /84°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
73° /86°

Tue.

thunderstorms
73° /89°

The storms were popping with lightning and dumping buckets of rain over the city as sunset turned the sky a brilliant orange.

Sultry summer stands tall today but a bit of an onshore flow from the Atlantic Friday into the weekend takes the edge off.

  • David Streit
  • ·
  • 8 hours ago
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This is going to be a hot one so keep the cold drinks coming and a towel handy.

  • David Streit
  • ·
  • 8 hours ago
  • ·

Scattered pop-up storms die off as we head toward sunset. It stays muggy and toasty though.

A punishing dust storm blasted east central Iraq and western Iran Tuesday.

By the end of this week, Kilo will be the longest-lived tropical cyclone of the season in any ocean basin.

The enormous discrepancy in hot days at National vs. Dulles may not only reflect problems with National's temperature sensor.

The Weather Channel is cancelling its morning show featuring the jovial and popular Al Roker.

Best chance of rain comes late Friday, though even that is unlikely to do much to quench our thirsty gardens.

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47
90-degree days year-to-date
Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
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Last Year
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At a Glance

Thu.

partlycloudyday
-- /94°

Fri.

thunderstorms
76° /88°
Drop 40%

Sat.

partlycloudyday
71° /80°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /84°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
73° /86°

Tue.

thunderstorms
73° /89°
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

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