Some severe thunderstorms made their way into the D.C. area Wednesday evening after a hot and humid day.
The entire D.C. region is under a severe thunderstorm watch until midnight. See all weather alerts here.
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Wednesday was hot with temperatures close to 90 degrees. Plan for afternoon highs near 90° again Thursday, with the heat index getting close to 100°.
Thursday's storms may pack more of a punch, Storm Team4 Meteorologist Chuck Bell says.
A significant cold front will arrive on Friday and tamp down the humidity.
Friday will still be plenty warm, with highs in the mid to upper 80s, but you will notice the humidity drop by midafternoon. We are keeping a 20% chance for rain in the Friday forecast, but any showers should be short-lived and low-impact.
Saturday, Sunday and Monday all look fantastic. Afternoon highs are set to be around 80° and overnight lows will be in the 50s to near 60° all three days. That's tough to beat for Labor Day weekend.
Stay with Storm Team4 for the latest forecast