Strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across the D.C. area Tuesday night.
The bulk of the severe weather is expected to be over by 10 p.m., and a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of Maryland and Virginia in the southern suburbs until 11 p.m. Tuesday.
— Dave Dildine (@DildineWTOP) August 26, 2020
It will turn less humid overnight, as a cold front pushes through, Storm Team4 meteorologist Mike Stinneford said.
Behind the front on Wednesday, it will be a nice day with sunshine, cooler temperatures and lower humidity.
Temperatures will soar back into the 90s on Thursday, with showers and thunderstorms returning of Friday.
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The remnants of Hurricane Laura could bring a soaking rain Saturday, but the weekend could end on a beautiful note.
Tuesday night: Heavy thunderstorms over the southern suburbs, ending by 11 p.m. Clearing and becoming less humid overnight. Lows mid 60s to lower 70s.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, cooler and less humid. A slight chance of an afternoon storm. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. Highs in the low to mid 90s.
Friday: Partly sunny, hot and humid with isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs upper 80s to lower 90s.
Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
Sunday: Sunny, breezy, cooler and less humid. Highs near 80.