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Some of today's rain should be heavy. It's just the start of a wet pattern.

National Airport
Dulles
BWI

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At a Glance

Sat.

rain
69° /75°
Drop 90%

Sun.

rain
64° /82°
Drop 70%

Mon.

rain
73° /83°
Drop 70%

Tue.

rain
73° /85°
Drop 70%

Wed.

rain
73° /83°
Drop 60%

Thu.

rain
72° /86°
Drop 70%

Even so, it's likely to be very wet.

Like most good things, the weather over recent days couldn't last forever.

Rows and rows of sunflowers fill the fields at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area, a 30-minute drive from Washington, D.C.

  • Zhiyan Zhong, Jayne Orenstein
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  • 14 hours ago
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A shift in the storm's track means more than an inch of rain could fall across the D.C. area.

  • Jeff Halverson
  • ·
  • 16 hours ago
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Meteorologists had tracked the storm for hours, and their forecasts offered considerable lead time.

A storm chaser photographed this rare phenomenon while watching monsoonal storms.

  • Kathryn Prociv
  • ·
  • 19 hours ago
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Starting this weekend it's increasingly muggy with growing chances for occasional downpours.

  • A. Camden Walker
  • ·
  • 1 day ago
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It's hard to top weather like this in July.

  • A. Camden Walker
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  • 1 day ago
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"Catastrophic damage” was reported in Marshalltown, about 50 miles northeast of Des Moines.

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At a Glance

Sat.

rain
69° /75°
Drop 90%

Sun.

rain
64° /82°
Drop 70%

Mon.

rain
73° /83°
Drop 70%

Tue.

rain
73° /85°
Drop 70%

Wed.

rain
73° /83°
Drop 60%

Thu.

rain
72° /86°
Drop 70%
National Airport
Dulles
BWI

Right Now

2018 Heat Tracker

21
90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
19
Yearly Average
36
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
43

D.C. Area Almanac

 
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