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Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/15/2011

U.S. Open at Congressional: Unsettled, stormy weather at times


Less than 24 hours lie until the first tee shot flies at Congressional County Club in Bethesda for 2011’s U.S. Open. Here’s our latest update on weather conditions golfers and spectators can expect through the tournament, that continues through Sunday.

Overview: Tournament officials, specators, and golfers may well get frustrated during the course of the tournament with showers and thunderstorms a possibility at many times. The best chance of rain is Thursday and the driest day should be Saturday. While it won’t be excruciatingly hot, the refreshing dry air of recent days will have vacated.

Thursday: Morning - Cloudy with a 60-70% chance of showers/storms, 70s. Afternoon - Partly sunny, with a 40-50% chance of showers/storms. Note: Slight risk of severe thunderstorms. Near 80. Rating: Double Bogey [Forecast Confidence: Medium-High]

Friday: Morning - Partly cloudy, humid. 70s. Afternoon- Partly sunny with a 40-50% chance of storms. Mid-80s. Rating: Bogey [Forecast Confidence: Medium

Saturday: Morning - Partly to mostly sunny. Upper 60s to 70s. Afternoon: Partly sunny. Mid-to-upper 80s. Rating: Par [Forecast Confidence: Medium]

Sunday: Morning: Partly sunny, 70s to low 80s. Afternoon: Partly sunny, very warm, 30% chance of a t’storm. 85-90. Rating: Par [Forecast Confidence: Low-Medium]

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