Hot and muggy downgrades to just warm and somewhat muggy for the weekend. Heat returns by Labor Day and into the workweek.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 1 hour ago
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Fri.

thunderstorms
76° /90°
Drop 20%

Sat.

partlycloudyday
73° /84°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /83°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
71° /89°

Tue.

thunderstorms
72° /90°
Drop 20%

Wed.

thunderstorms
73° /91°

Summer isn't done with Nationals Park.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 1 hour ago
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The heat and humidity will fuel a few storms through this evening, with a second round possible Friday afternoon as a front sinks into the region.

If the Hurricane Center had a stronger, more accessible voice, it would drown out the clamor from misleading models and horrible news headlines in digital media.

If you're aching to see the first, cool snowflake fall from the sky, here's when you might expect it.

Seldom does a two-dimensional image of a storm reveal so much about its three-dimensional structure.

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

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At a Glance

Fri.

thunderstorms
76° /90°
Drop 20%

Sat.

partlycloudyday
73° /84°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
69° /83°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
71° /89°

Tue.

thunderstorms
72° /90°
Drop 20%

Wed.

thunderstorms
73° /91°
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