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It may eventually turn less perfect, but probably not until Monday or Tuesday.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 1 hour ago
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National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

At a Glance

Fri.

sunny_clear
46° /75°

Sat.

sunny_clear
52° /76°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
55° /78°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
57° /76°

Tue.

rain
61° /72°
Drop 70%

Wed.

rain
53° /65°
Drop 20%

Our near-perfect run of weather continues as we close out the workweek.

A meteor shower, Uranus in opposition and early morning planets are all on the sky-watching menu this week.

Climate warming from rising concentrations of carbon dioxide mean that the odds of brutally cold winters are decaying.

Forest fires killed 45 people over the Iberian Peninsula this weekend.

Clouds remain a rarity for the remainder of the week and humidity levels are quite comfortable.

  • David Streit
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  • 1 day ago
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This time of year is known for its amazing conditions. We've got more of that ahead.

Words matter. And if the words imply a message that is not intended, they need to be reevaluated.

  • Bryan Norcross
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  • 1 day ago
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The worst of this ridge is five or six days away, but the phrase “record heat” has already been tossed around.

The storm, predicted to become a super typhoon, is likely to threaten Japan by Monday.

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At a Glance

Fri.

sunny_clear
46° /75°

Sat.

sunny_clear
52° /76°

Sun.

partlycloudyday
55° /78°

Mon.

partlycloudyday
57° /76°

Tue.

rain
61° /72°
Drop 70%

Wed.

rain
53° /65°
Drop 20%
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

2017 Heat Tracker

43
90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
36
Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
58

D.C. Area Almanac

 
National
Dulles
BWI
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Avg. Low
 
Rec. High
 
Rec. Low
 
Sunrise
 
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°F
 
 
°C