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Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 6:54PM

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For the next few days, it's going to be hot. I mean we don't normally see these temperatures until late July, early August. However, there is a cooler light at the end of the tunnel Friday as we dip back into the low 80's. For today, an isolated evening thundershower is possible. Organized thunderstorms are on hold until Wednesday as a frontal boundary reaches northern Virginia and holds for the rest of the week. Once we get there, afternoon thundershowers becomes more common resulting in a return to seasonal temperatures.

Sunday

Hi: 89 Lo: 67

Partly Cloudy & Cool; Isolated shower or thundershower; Light & variable wind
Monday

Hi: 88 Lo: 68

Mostly sunny & rather hot; A stray PM shower or thundershower; Light & variable winds
Tuesday

Hi: 87 Lo: 68

Mostly sunny & rather hot; Scattered PM showers or thunderstorms; Light & variable winds
Wednesday

Hi: 87 Lo: 68

Plenty of sunshine; Hit-or-miss PM showers & t-storms; Still quite hot
Thursday

Hi: 84 Lo: 67

Partly sunny; Scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers

Further Out

Friday - Partly sunny; Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers; High in the lower 80s; Low in the upper 60s
Saturday - Partly cloudy; Isolated PM shower or thundershower; High in the lower 80s; Low in the upper 60s

Forecast Discussion

High pressure remains hovering over the Mid-Atlantic region today, and will continue until the middle of the week. Which for the most part, helps keep us dry and warm. However, it is serving a dual purpose by helping moisture creep back into the region out of the Gulf of Mexico. With increasing moisture and our warmer temperatures, the typical afternoon and evening shower and thundershower activity fires up for Wednesday and continues on into the weekend.

An upper level ridge acts to block most organized weather systems for the start of the week. There is a front that will move through the Upper Midwest and into the Ohio Valley by midweek. Even though it will not be close to our neck of the woods, this front will bring us some more widespread showers and thunderstorms. We should also feel a noticeable cooling trend hitting around Thursday and Friday. Friday and Saturday has the greatest chance for showers and thunderstorms.

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