81
      Monday
      95 / 73
      Tuesday
      92 / 74
      Wednesday
      92 / 75

      D.C. Forecast: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for D.C. area

      This Afternoon: Strong Storms Possible, Windy

      Highs: 85-88 | Wind:{ }S 15-20/G 30

      Tonight: Lingering Rain, Late Clearing

      Lows: 55-62 | Rain: 80% Chance

      Sunday: Sunny, Cooler, Less Humid

      Highs: 74-78 | Wind: NW 5-10 mph

      After a week of unrelenting humidity and tropical downpours, Saturday{ } will unfortunately offer more of the same.{ } But it will likely be the last of the sultry days for the immediate future.{ } A strong cold front from the Midwest is poised to move through the Mid-Atlantic, bringing with it the possibility of high winds, drenching rain and hail.{ } Winds from the northwest could gust up to 30 mph, as the storm ushers in cooler and much drier air for the coming days.{ } Highs Saturday will again head for the upper 80s, continuing this month's hot streak. To date, each day has been well above average as September is running six degrees above normal.{ }

      Sunday however{ }will see a reversal of our recent ill fortune.{ } Look for highs in the mid 70s and dew points dropping into the 50s.{ } That pattern of refreshment should last through much of the coming week. Mostly sunny days in the 70s and low 80s - { }and{ }low humidity - { }should give us{ }a very pleasant last full week of summer.

      Be alert to any severe weather warnings this afternoon, and then prepare to relax on what promises to be a more sedate and comfortable{ }Sunday!