Get ready to sweat through a couple more roasting hot days in the Washington, D.C., area — plus a high chance rain and storms on Saturday and Sunday.
Historically, mid-July is the hottest time of the year in the D.C. area. July 16 and 17 reach 90° about 70% of the time — and this year won’t disappoint.
Friday’s highs reached back into the low to mid-90s with heat index around the triple digits.
There’s a 20% chance of a pop-up shower on Friday, but it should be a fine evening to spend time outside.
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Storms are likely throughout the region on Saturday afternoon as temperatures rise back into the 90s.
There’s a 70% chance of rain and storms are most likely after 4 p.m. Saturday.
Storms and rain will linger into Sunday morning.
There’s an 80% chance for rain, which means it likely won’t be so blazingly hot. Highs in the 80s are expected. A weak cold front near the area by Sunday evening will keep the first few days of next week below 90° with a nice, little drop in humidity levels.