A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect for D.C. and multiple counties in Maryland and Virginia Tuesday afternoon and night but was cancelled.
The watch applied to Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's and Washington counties in Maryland. In Virginia, it applies to Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties, plus the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church and Manassas.
The thunderstorm watch was in effect until 1 a.m. but was later cancelled.
Strong storms were expected to pass through the D.C. area between 7 and 11 p.m. Tuesday. High winds, flash flooding and hail were the largest threats with these storms.
The rest of the week is expected to be beautiful, with a small chance for an afternoon storm Wednesday, leading into Friday with warm afternoons. Even hotter temperatures and high humidity are expected over the weekend, with a chance of storms late Sunday.