A few strong storms rumble through this evening. Friday brings more mugginess and another possible round of late day storms.
Volcanic ash, blown high into the sky during eruptions, poses a real threat to jet airplanes.
Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled a volcano site in south central Iceland. Officials fear the volcano, known as Bardarbunga, could erupt at any time. But it also may not.
A report by Climate Central ranks Washington D.C. as the sixth most intense urban heat island in the U.S., and BWI has one of the fastest growing heat islands.
An area of thunderstorms in the tropical Atlantic has become slightly more organized since Wednesday, and is now likely to develop over the next few days.
Last night's storms left behind some extraordinary sky scenes: mesmerizing mammatus, awesome anvil clouds, radical rainbows, and stunning sunsets.
Looks like our mini-heat spell is on for a couple of more days before the marines come to the rescue; the marine layer that is.
The storms could well hold off until after the game but since I will actually be there we are probably doomed.
Our late-day dousing has moved away, but humidity is here to stay. A toasty one replete with more storm chances is ahead tomorrow.
The Beltway should be clear by 7 p.m., though potentially heavy rain could continue in the eastern, southern suburbs through 8 p.m.