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Storm Team4 Weather Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch for DC Area

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Showers and storms moved through some parts of the D.C. area Monday afternoon and evening.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the D.C. area Monday, including: the District of Columbia; Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland, and Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia. The watch continues until 10 p.m.

In addition, a flood watch was issued for the metro area from 4 p.m. Monday until midnight. Go here to see all weather alerts from the National Weather Service.

Tornado warnings were issued for parts of Baltimore and Carroll counties and later expired.

More storms are expected Thursday, before high pressure once again takes over and leaves us sweating our way into the weekend.

Monday Night:

  • Scattered Evening Storms
  • Mostly Cloudy
  • Muggy
  • Wind: Southwest 5-10 mph
  • Chance Of Rain: 40%
  • Lows: 68°-74°
  • Sunset 8:31 p.m.

High Heat Across the Globe This Week

The heat around the world will be the biggest weather headline of the week.

Even here in the D.C. area, where we haven't seen any prolonged periods of extreme heat this summer, almost every day of the next week will be at or above 90°. Tuesday's and Wednesday's afternoon highs will easily reach the low 90s.

London, England, will be near 100° Monday, and 103° Tuesday, which could break the all-time hot weather record. They will then cool back into the 70s for the rest of the week.

Dallas, Texas, will be near 108° Monday and is likely to have high temperatures above 100° for at least the next two weeks.

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