D.C.-area forecast: Stormy start at present, mostly muggy through Friday

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A considerably subjective score of the day’s climate, on a scale of zero to 10.

3/10: Stormy start to check our Tuesday mettle.

  • Today: Stormy morning, partial p.m. solar, humid. Highs: 80-86.
  • Tonight: Partly cloudy, heat and muggy. Lows: 66-73.
  • Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, muggy, slight storm probability. Highs: 87-91.

A loud narrative kicks off our Tuesday as doubtlessly robust thunderstorms rumble through this morning. Thunderstorm possibilities proceed Wednesday through Friday however needs to be extra remoted to scattered in nature, with mostly muggy warmth and durations of sunshine. A late-week chilly entrance opens the door to refreshing low humidity and a fantastic, cooler-than-normal vacation weekend.

Today (Tuesday): Strong thunderstorms early to mid morning might produce downpours and damaging winds. Consider timing your commute earlier than or after these storms. Lingering showers or extra thunderstorms stay doable late morning till round midday. Rainfall might complete round 0.5 to 1.5 inches. Could see partial afternoon solar with highs within the low to mid-80s and excessive humidity (dew factors close to 70). Winds from the north at about 5 to 10 mph, besides gusty round storms. Confidence: Medium

Tonight: Partly cloudy, muggy and heat, with lows within the higher 60s to low 70s. Low probability of an remoted thunderstorm. Light winds from the east at about 5 mph. Confidence: Medium-High

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Tomorrow (Wednesday): Mostly sunny and warmer with highs within the higher 80s to low 90s. Humidity is within the reasonable vary with dew factors within the center 60s. Light breezes blow from the southeast at about 5 mph. Again, a slight probability of a thunderstorm within the afternoon to night. Confidence: Medium-High

Tomorrow evening: Partly cloudy and reasonably muggy once more as lows attain the higher 60s to low 70s. Chance of remoted showers or a thunderstorm late at evening. Confidence: Medium-High

Thursday ought to see mostly cloudy skies and rather less warmth, with highs within the 80s together with reasonable humidity amid scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Warm and muggy Thursday evening, with an opportunity of showers and thunderstorms as lows vary from the higher 60s to low 70s. Confidence: Medium

Friday begins on the muggy and cloudy facet with remoted to scattered showers and thunderstorms doable. But partly sunny skies might arrive by noon and within the afternoon, with highs within the higher 80s to low 90s. Humidity ought to start to fall by later within the afternoon, due to a passing chilly entrance. Friday evening ought to flip mostly clear with decrease humidity and lows ranging through the 60s. Confidence: Medium

The vacation weekend is wanting like an ideal summer time scenario. Picture mostly sunny to sunny skies with highs within the higher 70s to low 80s Saturday and Sunday, with nearer to regular center 80s on Monday as partly sunny skies prevail. Humidity is comfortably low on Saturday and Sunday, with solely a slight enhance on Monday. Mostly clear on Saturday and Sunday nights, with lows within the 60s for town, however outer suburbs ought to see cooler lows within the center to higher 50s. Confidence: Medium

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