We continue to add to our 90-degree day count this week as that humidity slowly returns to more noticeable levels.

  • Brian Jackson
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  • 2 days ago
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National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

At a Glance

Tue.

thunderstorms
78° /95°
Drop 30%

Wed.

sunny_clear
73° /90°

Thu.

rain
69° /88°
Drop 60%

Fri.

thunderstorms
71° /83°
Drop 50%

Sat.

thunderstorms
71° /82°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /83°

At least it's a dry heat. That's the story of the weekend, before humidity ticks back up heading into next week.

Humidity remains fairly low for this time of year, plus there's some breeze.

Blue skies, low humidity, no rain -- what more could you ask for on the first weekend in August?

'You'd walk outside and it felt immediately like someone pressed a hot wet towel...over your entire head.'

Buffalo's renowned snow pile was brutally attacked Thursday and is now almost certain to melt away into obscurity.

We talk about the "dog days of summer" deep into August thanks to its often-relentless humidity and continued heat after an already hot July.

  • Matt Rogers
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  • 3 days ago
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With the entire state in at least severe drought and the hottest days still ahead, the city has issued an advisory to limit water usage.

This is the second highest level we have ever seen recorded.

The mid-afternoon deluge and evening cold front couldn't have been better timed.

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36
90-degree days year-to-date
Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
24

At a Glance

Tue.

thunderstorms
78° /95°
Drop 30%

Wed.

sunny_clear
73° /90°

Thu.

rain
69° /88°
Drop 60%

Fri.

thunderstorms
71° /83°
Drop 50%

Sat.

thunderstorms
71° /82°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /83°
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

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