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Washington DC weather for June 19: warm and humid with afternoon thunderstorms

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Brian's exclusive forecast for Washington DC:

Today: Warm and humid with hazy sunshine. Afternoon thunderstorms likely. Not as hot as yesterday with a high in the lower to middle 80s.

Tonight: Evening thundershowers, then mostly cloudy with a low in the upper 60s.

Friday: Becoming mostly sunny, drier, and not as warm with a high around 80.

Friday Night: Mostly clear with a low in the mid 60s.

Saturday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A chance of thundershowers. The high will be around 80.

The extended forecast calls for intervals of clouds and sunshine on Sunday with a chance of thundershowers. The low will be in the upper 60s and the high will be in the lower 80s. Clouds and sun on Monday with a chance of thundershowers. The low will be around 70 and the high will be in the mid 80s. Clouds and sun on Tuesday with a chance of thundershowers. The low will be around 70 and the high will be in the mid 80s. Clouds and sun on Wednesday with a chance of thundershowers. The low will be around 70 and the high will be in the mid 80s.

Weather Summary

A cold front will push through the area this afternoon and evening, sparking widespread showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures this afternoon are running about 10 degrees cooler than this time yesterday when temperatures soared into the mid 90s in Baltimore and Washington. Thermometer readings this afternoon are hovering around 80 degrees under clouds and sunshine. Scattered thunderstorms will continue into the evening hours, some of which may be severe with heavy rain, gusty winds, dangerous lightning, and localized flooding. In the wake of the cold front, a northerly wind will result in sunny and cooler conditions on Friday with lower humidity. Highs will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s. The frontal system to our south and east will remain close to the area, and will keep the chance for thundershowers in the forecast through the weekend.

Regional Weather Information

Baltimore average lows and highs

Washington average lows and highs

National Weather Service daily weather discussion

Baltimore/Washington National Weather Service

Chesapeake Bay marine forecast

Mid-Atlantic radar loop

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