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Refreshing temperatures and comfortable humidity deliver several nice days.

  • Matt Rogers
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At a Glance

Tue.

sunny_clear
-- /81°

Wed.

sunny_clear
61° /80°

Thu.

sunny_clear
57° /79°

Fri.

sunny_clear
58° /88°

Sat.

rain
70° /93°
Drop 30%

Sun.

thunderstorms
69° /88°
Drop 20%

The most intense storms produced very heavy rain, hail, and dangerous lightning.

The pilot described the funnel as "not that threatening."

Once we get past any strong to severe storms tonight, it's looking good for a few days.

Temperatures in some places could flirt with 120 degrees, exacerbating drought concerns and bolstering the odds of a dangerous and deadly fire season.


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Tropical Storm Bill could form off the East Coast by Monday night, and a second storm could form in the Gulf by the weekend.

Heating up again by the weekend.

Monday may start out with a few showers but sunshine should quickly take over.

  • Greg Porter
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Wild top-to-bottom temperature swings over 50 degrees and scorching sunshine intensify the challenge.

  • Tom Niziol
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Tomorrow and Tuesday continue warm with a few showers and storms here and there as a series of weak disturbances move thorough.

  • Brian Jackson
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Areas of patchy fog are likely to develop late tonight.

  • Greg Porter
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Here are tips for cleaning bug guts off hoods and windshields

  • Kevin Ambrose
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There weren’t any twisters rated more than a 2 on the 0-to-5 scale for tornado damage.

80s with moderate humidity is not too bad for summer. Storm chances return as soon as Sunday.

Once the rain ends, we see a good deal of sun in coming days. We need it to dry out.

It's the least amount of water present in the lake since the 1930s.

While more progress can be made, the Weather Service is on the right track in preparing the public for tornadoes.

  • Victor Gensini
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Central Virginia has been hardest hit, especially around Culpeper.

Showers and storms are common once more. Some could deliver localized flooding.

  • A. Camden Walker
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Flash flood watch through this evening, with warnings in some areas. More rain likely Friday.

Gusts over 70 mph are expected in the Dakotas.

Phoenix, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City face a long duration, punishing heat event.

More showers likely on Friday, as it turns cooler. We dry out and warm back up this evening.

Clouds thwarted many attempts at viewing, but millions still caught the show.

The eclipse may be visible in parts of the Mid-Atlantic, the Midwest and New England. In the D.C. area, prospects are iffy but not impossible.

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At a Glance

Tue.

sunny_clear
-- /81°

Wed.

sunny_clear
61° /80°

Thu.

sunny_clear
57° /79°

Fri.

sunny_clear
58° /88°

Sat.

rain
70° /93°
Drop 30%

Sun.

thunderstorms
69° /88°
Drop 20%
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Dulles
BWI

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2021 Heat Tracker

7
90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
5
Yearly Average
40
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
46