It was a wet one across the area. Thankfully, the rain is mostly out of here for the commute home and it’ll stay quite dry through the evening. As a frontal boundary slowly sinks past the region, a few more showers are possible. We won’t immediately clear out either, but things are trending better into tomorrow.

Through Tonight: The atmosphere is pretty rained out but a passing shower or sprinkle is possible this evening. I think we’re largely dry into the early overnight. Another wave along the frontal zone moves by late night. It should mainly impact areas south and east of here, but a period of more widespread lighter to moderate showers can’t be ruled out. This activity may linger into the commute, but it should be moving off if so. Lows end up ranging from about 63 to 68.

View the current weather conditions at The Washington Post.

Tomorrow (Tuesday): A few showers are possible very early, otherwise it’s a rain-free Tuesday. There could be debate as to how quickly we get rid of the remaining clouds. This time of year, frontal boundaries tend to move into the region and fall apart. That can mean a slow change, if any. We do see drier air filtering in with time, so breaks should tend to become more numerous once we get into the midday or afternoon. It could be slow enough that we’ll be on the look out for a good sunset. Highs range from near 80 to the mid-80s.


A sunflower enjoying life in Poolesville, Maryland. (Erinn Shirley via Flickr )

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Messy Monday: Rain did some of its worst in the immediate area. 1.55 inches has been reported (so far) at National Airport. This puts the city at 10.74 inches of rain since July 1, which is the fifth most on record for the period. Out at Dulles, 0.77 inches was recorded. And up in Baltimore, as recorded at BWI, the total is up to 0.63 inches. As anticipated, even heavier rain fell north and east of here. Dover, Delaware has seen 4.13 inches, with some locations near there topping 5 inches. Flooding has been observed in that area.


Radar estimated rainfall through mid-afternoon. (Weather Underground)

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