It has been a wet day. Something not too common around here as of late. In that sense, we’ll take it! That said, I am sure many are looking forward to the return of sunshine at this point. We will see that big orange orb in the sky begin to return tomorrow and even more so thereafter.

Through Tonight: The heaviest and steadiest rain has drifted to our north this afternoon. I think the bulk of the rain has happened in many places, but additional periods of heavy showers — perhaps a rumble — are likely into and through tonight. Any rainfall could cause localized flooding if it lasts long enough. Lows reach the upper 60s to mid-70s. Winds are light, so there could be a touch of fog in spots.

View the current weather conditions at The Washington Post.

Tomorrow (Friday): While we could see some more rain, it should be considerably drier than the past two days. The best odds may actually be during the morning as remnants of this current activity could linger until then. Sunshine tries to break out, and we could end up partly to mostly sunny by afternoon as highs reach the mid-80s to around 90. We’ll need to watch for some storms moving this way by evening from the north and west, but indications are that they may die off on approach.


An umbrella is propped up against La Morenita restaurant on Georgia Avenue in Washington on Thursday. (Calla Kessler/The Washington Post)

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Pollen update: Mold spores are moderate/high and loving this weather. Other pollen types are low or absent.

Geostorm: Ready or not, it’s coming. This October.

Weather geeks love a bad weather movie (that’s the only explanation for so many Sharknado tales), and this one looks to fit the bill. I admit that after watching the trailer, I was still unsure of what the point of the movie is. Fortunately, Entertainment Weekly has more.

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