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Some Storms Pop Up After Heat Index Tops 100

Here's the Storm Team4 forecast

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Some scattered showers and storms moved into the D.C. area tonight after another hot and humid day.

Severe thunderstorms came through parts of Northern Virginia earlier in the evening.

Based on how much rain the region has received lately, and a high likelihood of downpours in spots, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for parts of the D.C. area until 11 p.m. See all weather alerts here.

Due to the high heat and chances for a damaging afternoon storm, Storm Team4 has declared Tuesday a weather alert day. Storms could pop up in the D.C. area starting at about 3 or 4 p.m. Storms could be strong to severe, potentially bringing high winds, heavy rain and flooding.

Storms and rain will likely fizzle out by midnight.

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. for Virginia areas including Spotsylvania County, Stafford County and Fredericksburg and Maryland counties including St. Mary's, Calvert and Charles. Go here for all alerts.

Temperatures hit the mid-90s in the D.C. area and the heat index reached 101 in D.C. by the late afternoon.

Wednesday will be less humid, but still hot with highs around 90. The humidity builds back in on Thursday with dry conditions during the day. However, some areas of rain are possible at night with some heavy rain possible.

Some scattered showers and storms are possible on Friday. Currently, a few scattered storms are possible later in the day over the weekend but most of the weekend will be dry, hot and humid. It's looking especially muggy Sunday.

Stay with Storm Team4 for the latest forecast.

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