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

D.C. area radar and lightning loop

Movement of precipitation, severe warnings and lightning strikes (alternative lightning map) over past two hours. Refresh page to update.
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Today in Weather History

Extremely heavy rain event, 1939: More than four inches of rain is measured in Washington, DC during a torrential downpour that lasted less than two hours.
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