Weather from NBC Storm Team 4 — Updated 6:30 a.m. July 1, 2015

Expect some unsettled weather to continue as you head into the holiday weekend. Wednesday looks fairly calm however, after the strong storms overnight. A cold front will approach from the north and west Wednesday, eventually moving through the region and stalling to the south Wednesday night. That front will hang out to the south of the region continuing into at least the first part of the weekend. Waves of low pressure will ride along the front during this time bringing a chance of showers and storms.

With that being said, it is difficult to pinpoint exactly when these disturbances are going to float through the area. There is a very slight chance of an isolated showers for Wednesday afternoon. Most areas, if not all areas, will remain dry. Humidity will be just a touch less Wednesday with clouds and sunshine. Temperatures will be warm, topping out in the upper 80s.

Expect more clouds on Thursday with just a few peeks of sunshine with a chance of showers in the morning and then a better chance of showers and some thunderstorms in the afternoon. Temperatures will make it into the lower to mid 80 with the increased cloud cover.

By Friday, there are chances of rain throughout the day with temperatures only topping out in the lower 80s. It looks partly sunny and warmer on the Fourth of July but once again, there could be a few showers and thunderstorms floating around during the afternoon and evening. The pattern looks to break finally as weak high pressure wedges in on Sunday, finally pushing the stationary front to the south.


WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy to mostly sunny (after morning clouds) – very isolated chances of showers this afternoon

Highs: Mid to upper 80s to around 90

Wind: W 5-10 mph

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly to mostly cloudy

Lows: Around 70

Winds: NW light

THURSDAY: Clouds with a few peeks of morning sunshine. Chance of showers and storm in the afternoon. There’s a better chance of showers and storms into the overnight.

Highs: Lower to mid 80s

Winds: N to S at 5 mph

FRIDAY: Showers and storms possible, cloudy and slightly cooler

Highs: Upper 70s/Lower 80s

4th of July: Partly sunny with a passing shower/storm afternoon/evening

Highs: Lower to Mid 80s

Sunday: Partly cloudy

Highs: Mid to upper 80s


High/Low Yesterday: 89º/71º
Precipitation: 0.97”
Normal High/Low: 88º/70º
Record High/Lows for DCA: 100º (1959)| Low: 50 (1919)
Sunrise: 5:47AM  |   Sunset: 8:37PM