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Severe Storms Move Through DC Area Amid Intense Heat

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Storms moved through the D.C. area amid steamy heat Wednesday. 

Several severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in Maryland and Virginia.

Go here to see weather alerts as they're issued by the National Weather Service.

But not everyone in the region saw storms.

DC Area Weather Radar

Temperatures hit the low to mid-90s, with the heat index nearing 100°.

The intense heat can make some storms strong to severe.

Thursday will be similarly hot to Wednesday but with a much lower rain chance.

The hottest day of the week is likely ahead of us: Friday’s high could be around 96°. Scattered storms are possible in the afternoon.

Saturday and Sunday have a 60% chance for rain.

D.C. activated and then extended heat emergency plan and will have cooling centers open through Saturday. Go here if you or someone else need someplace to go to cool down. 

Stay with Storm Team4 and NBC Washington for updates on the forecast. 

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