Sweltering heat and humidity — with some storms — are on tap for the whole week, Storm Team4 says.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Montgomery, Howard, Carroll, Frederick counties in Maryland and Loudoun County, Virginia, until 11 p.m.
Storms are most likely this week in the afternoons and evenings.
High temperatures are set to be in the mid-90s all week. D.C. activated its heat emergency plan and will have cooling centers open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Go here if you or someone else need someplace to go to cool down.
Wednesday has the highest chance of storms for this week so far, at 60%. Thursday should be clear. There’s a 40% chance of showers Friday.
Then, the weekend could be stormy. There’s a 60% chance of storms so far.
Stay with Storm Team4 and NBC Washington for updates on the forecast.