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From StormWatch7's Josh Knight:
A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect for Monday from Noon through 8 p.m. The heat index could be as high as 109 degrees.
Partly Cloudy | Hot | Feels Like 100°
Winds: South 5-10 mph
Partly Cloudy | Muggy | Isolated Thundershower
Winds: South 5-10 mph
Partly Cloudy | Hot! | More Humid | 30% Spotty PM T-Storms
Feels Like: 100-110°
Winds: Southwest 5-10 mph
Partly Cloudy | Still Hot! | 30% Spotty PM T-Storms
Winds: Northwest 5-10 mph
Could you feel it? It was actually a little less humid today than yesterday. Still, the mercury climbed in to mid 90s almost everywhere. Unfortunately whether you noticed or not, that will not be the case tomorrow. The air temperature and the humidity are both going up. Highs will likely be near 100° and it will feel close to 110°! Because of this, we have a Heat Advisory for almost our entire viewing area from 12 p.m. Monday until 8 p.m. If Reagan National hits 100 tomorrow it will tie a record set back in 1930!
Along with the hot temperatures, a few spotty late thunderstorms will pop up. A weak front coming through will help to spark off some of the storms. The best chance for rain will favor areas closer to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Mason Dixon Line. However, storms around D.C., especially later in the evening are not out of the question. For Tuesday that chance for rain will stick around, but still it's not a great chance for everyone. If the garden has gotten a little droopy with this excessive heat, I'd give it a drink with the hose. There just isn't enough certainty with this rain.
The middle part of the week looks drier, then as a large scale trough takes over the east coast, I think we'll see a better chance for scattered thunderstorms for Friday through Sunday. Still the weekend is not a wash out. It also stays hot. It looks like we'll see highs in the 90s through the weekend, with a chance to break the enduring heat by next Monday!
Have a good rest of the weekend, be mindful of today's heat when outside, and enjoy!
Today's Record Temperatures