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More afternoon storms on a muggy Wednesday

Humid and stormy through Friday, drier by end of the weekend

WASHINGTON — Heat and humidity today will give way to more afternoon thunderstorms. 

Quick Forecast:
Wednesday: Partly sunny. Isolated strong storms in the afternoon, very humid. High: 90.
Wednesday Night: Showers and storms possible. Muggy with patchy fog. Low: 75.
Thursday: Partly sunny, scattered storms. High: 85.

Forecast Discussion:

We'll be watching for another round of storms on Wednesday, but they look widely isolated and many areas look to stay rain-free. That being said, where storms develop, they will once again have to be monitored for strong wind, heavy rain and hail.

What will be more noticeable Wednesday is the heat and humidity. Temperatures will climb back into the upper 80s and low 90s and with dew points in the 70s, it will feel like the upper 90s to nearly 100 degrees.

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Detailed Forecast:

Wednesday: Hot and muggy. Isolated showers and storms in the late afternoon and evening. Some severe storms are possible. Highs: 87-91. Winds: W 5 - 10.
Wednesday Night: Scattered storms. Lows: 70-75 Winds: N 5-10.
Thursday: Partly sunny and humid. More thunderstorms. Some severe storms are possible. Highs: 80-85. Winds: E 5-10.

Long Range Forecast:

Our stormy pattern continues with a stalled cold front lingering near the DMV. No day this week in particular looks like a washout, but expect scattered showers and storms possible every afternoon. Slightly cooler temperatures will ease to the 80s for Thursday and Friday, but our humidity remains.

Skies will clear out and temperatures will drop as a cold front passes through Saturday. This will also improve humidity as drier air returns.

Credit: WUSA Weather

Extended Outlook:
Friday: Partly sunny. Scattered storms. Highs: 84-87.
Saturday: Scattered showers, easing in the afternoon. Highs: 79-84.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and more comfortable. Highs: 81 - 85.
Monday: Sunny and warm. Highs: 82 - 87.
Tuesday: Partly sunny and hot. Isolated storms. Highs: 87 - 92.

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