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The heat wave should finally break today, and downpours may be part of the cause.

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Rain may ease as the evening wears on but bring rain gear .

We didn't quite end the heat wave in D.C. today, but it's probably on borrowed time.

A stalled front will be the focus for the weekend rain.

I love the Internet, but there are some days I just want to unplug. This is one of those days.

After seven straight days of 95-degree weather, the atmosphere unloaded up to 3-4 inches of rain.

The heat dome is getting replaced with an unsettled pattern. At least clouds and rain help keep temperatures down!

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Storms continue intermittently through the evening.

It's a stormy end to our extended heat streak.

A flurry of funnel clouds has spun up on the Delmarva Peninsula.

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At a Glance

Sat.

thunderstorms
76° /88°
Drop 80%

Sun.

thunderstorms
76° /90°
Drop 50%

Mon.

thunderstorms
76° /90°
Drop 40%

Tue.

thunderstorms
72° /88°

Wed.

thunderstorms
71° /87°

Thu.

partlycloudyday
71° /89°
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

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