Feels-like temperatures hit triple digits Monday in DC area

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Sweltering temperatures are baking D.C.-area residents with feels-like temperatures in the triple digits Monday and there’s a possibility for a few spotty storms. Here’s what you need to know.

“Sizzling heat and uncomfortable humidity levels continue for the early evening,” said 7News First Alert meteorologist Steve Rudin.

The D.C. region is under a heat advisory through 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures reached the upper 90s throughout the D.C. area on Monday and heat index values around 105. The feels-like temperature was forecast to range from 100 to 108 degrees.

During the advisory, those who work outdoors are urged to take breaks indoors or in the shade. If you can, limit your time outdoors to the early morning or evening.

D.C. is under an extended heat emergency through Thursday, according to Mayor Muriel Bowser. Here’s a map of cooling centers in the District.

A few isolated late-day storms are also possible.

Some school systems are making adjustments to summer programs because of the heat. Fairfax County Public Schools canceled all outdoor activities through 8 p.m. Monday, including team practices and recess.

Temperatures will fall to the mid 70s overnight but the hot weather isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Another heat advisory is in effect on Tuesday starting at noon with highs forecast near 100 and a chance for isolated late-day storms.

Current weather:


Partly sunny. Isolated storms.
Highs: 93-98
Heat Index: 103-108
Winds: Southeast 5-10 mph

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog.
Lows: 75-80
Winds: South 5 mph

Partly sunny. Isolated PM storms.
Highs: 94-99
Heat Index: 103-108
Winds: South 5-10 mp

Partly sunny. Scattered storms.
Highs: 92-97
Heat Index: 100-105
Winds: South 10-15, Gusts to 25 mph

Partly sunny. Scattered showers, storms
Highs: 92-95
Heat Index: Around 100
Winds: Southwest 5-10 mph

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Jessica Kronzer

Jessica Kronzer graduated from James Madison University in May 2021 after studying media and politics. She enjoys covering politics, advocacy and compelling human-interest stories.

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