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Storm Team4 Forecast: Record highs within reach ahead of weekend rain

Here's the forecast, latest weather, storm timing and radar for D.C., Maryland and Virginia

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4 things to know about the weather:

  1. Records Within Reach Today
  2. Fantastic Friday
  3. Few Drops Saturday
  4. Rain Likely Sunday, Monday

The very warm pattern that we're in is showing no signs of breaking down any time soon. Sunny skies today will push temperatures to near records once again. The record at Reagan National is 91°. Dulles Airport's record is 88°. If broken, this would be Dulles Airport's third record this week!

Increasing clouds and a change in wind directions will keep Friday cooler than today, but near 80° is still more than 5° above average. The coolest days ahead will come over the weekend.

Weather radar:

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Thick cloud cover and occasional rain showers will keep Saturday afternoon in the mid-60s. Rain totals on Saturday will be less than 0.10". Sunday will be milder, with highs near 70°, with periods of rain and thunder even more likely than on Saturday. Local amounts of a half inch of rain are expected.

Those rain chances will last into Monday as afternoon highs get back near 80°. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week will feel like summer once again with chances for afternoon thunderstorms each day.

10-day forecast


Mostly Sunny
Very Warm
Low Humidity
Chance Of Rain: 0%
Wind: West 5-10 mph
HIGHS: 84° - 90°

Passing Clouds, Mild
Some Fog, Rural Areas
Chance Of Rain: 0%
Wind: Variable 5 mph
LOWS: 58° - 64°

Increasing Clouds
Dry Before Sunset
Late Evening Shower Possible
Wind: Southeast 10-15 mph
Chance Of Rain: 20%
HIGHS: 74° - 80°

Cloudy, Much Cooler
Occasional Showers, Breezy
Wind: Southeast 12-22 mph
Chance Of Rain: 60%
HIGHS: 60° - 66°

Mostly Cloudy
Rainy Periods
Scattered Thunderstorms
Wind: Southeast 10-20 mph
Chance Of Rain: 80%
HIGHS: 66° - 72°

Sunrise: 6:09 a.m. Sunset: 8:02 p.m.
Average High: 73° Average Low: 54°

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