Scattered Showers, Sun, Humidity Expected Sunday - NBC4 Washington

Scattered Showers, Sun, Humidity Expected Sunday

Sunshine and showers both come amid humid conditions



    Morning Weather, May 20

    Storm Team4 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts has your morning weather for May 20, 2018. (Published Sunday, May 20, 2018)

    The Washington area was finally treated with sunshine on Sunday, but some rain clouds could bring scattered showers through the afternoon and evening.

    Temperatures are expected to reach the upper-80s and conditions will be humid.

    Get outside when you see the sun, though: Storm Team4 Meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts said by early afternoon, isolated storms could bring some more rain.

    The showers likely won't last long and skies will likely clear out the in evening.

    It's not the end of soggy weather. Some areas will likely see rain on Monday, and there's a high chance of rain all day on Tuesday.

    Storm Team4 forecasts that the region won't dry out until Thursday, so flooding conditions may continue.

    Flood warnings are still in effect for areas along the Potomac and Rappahanock Rivers through Sunday evening. A coastal flood warning is in effect for D.C. until 10 p.m. Sunday.

    Dangers Will Remain Even After the Rain Stops

    [DC] Dangers Will Remain Even After the Rain Stops

    Even when things begin to dry out there will be dangers. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter David Culver has a warning in Fairfax County.

    (Published Friday, May 18, 2018)

    Check here for more information on all weather alerts.

    Remember to never drive through flooded roads.

    In addition, the National Weather Service has warned people who live around trees to sleep in an interior room, if possible, to avoid the possibility of trees that may fall onto homes. The region has seen many fallen trees this week due to high winds and wet ground. 

    Flash Flood Destroys Little League Field in Frederick

    [DC] Flash Flood Destroys Little League Field in Frederick

    The flood damage in Frederick includes a baseball field where the bleachers are toppled, the pitcher's mound eroded and some of the infield is now in the outfield. Chris Gordon reports.

    (Published Friday, May 18, 2018)

    Nina Tobin and her brother were in their house on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park after school, waiting for their parents to get home, when a massive oak tree came crashing down.

    "We heard this sound like big Velcro ripping...." she said.

    Damage to their home was not extensive, but the blow from the huge tree devastated the home next door, crushing the enclosed porch, exterior wall and fence.

    Water Street Submerged by Flooding in Upper Marlboro

    [DC] Water Street Submerged by Flooding in Upper Marlboro

    Karla Flores spoke with residents who say they've never seen flooding like the flooding on Water Street in Upper Marlboro, where the river now resembles a lake.

    (Published Friday, May 18, 2018)

    Miles away in Bethesda, another massive tree fell on a home on South Chelsea lane, also causing extensive damage. In Silver Spring, a falling tree brought down lives wires across several homes on Riley Place just off Seminary Road. A bicyclist was hospitalized with serious injuries after he was hit by a falling tree on MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo.

    And at the height of evening rush hour Friday, a tree toppled into Interstate 270, striking an SUV.

    Storm Team4 says the threat for severe weather is over for now, meaning hail, damaging winds and the risk for tornadoes are no longer in play. But flooding will be a huge concern through the weekend.

    Frederick County, Maryland, has been the hardest hit. Parts of the county have seen 10 inches of rain since Tuesday.


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