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Severe Thunderstorms Bring Damaging Winds to DC Area

Here's the Storm Team4 forecast

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Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, heavy rain and lightning moved through the D.C. area Tuesday evening.

The entire region was under a severe thunderstorm watch ahead of the storms.

Temperatures rose into the low 90s earlier Tuesday and the heat index rose to about 100°.

Heat and storm chances are set to subside Wednesday as highs reach the upper 80s, with plenty of sunshine and low rain chances.

Thursday is pegged to be the hottest day of the week. The heat index could reach the lower 100s.

Hurricane Laura could have an impact on your weekend plans. The remnants of Laura could bring some rain to the D.C. area for Saturday and possibly into Sunday. Storm Team4 is still following the track of the storm as it travels to the eastern seaboard. Go here for more on the hurricane.

Tropical Storms Marco and Laura were headed toward the Gulf Coast this week, affecting both Texas and Louisiana. Telemundo Houston’s Janet Bolivar says the time to prepare is right now as the intensity is going to increase rapidly over the next few days with winds exceeding 110 miles per hour by Thursday.

Stay with Storm Team4 for the latest forecast.

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