Dry and warm weather will hold through Sunday around the Washington, D.C., area.
The weather this weekend will continue to feature some of the best conditions for most outdoor activities since last summer.
Rain will stay away from the nation's capital through Sunday as temperatures once again rise into the 80s. Humidity levels will begin to increase on Sunday.
At Long Pond, Pennsylvania, for the Pocono 400 on Sunday, sunshine will throttle the temperature to near 80 F after a traditional cool early June start in the mountains. Thunderstorms building to the west in the afternoon should hold off until after the race.
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If it is the beach you had in mind for swimming this weekend, remember surf temperatures are in the middle to upper 60s and can pose a risk of cold water shock for some individuals.
Get your fill of sunshine and outdoor plans in this weekend, as much of the upcoming week is likely to be unsettled with showers and thunderstorms around on a nearly daily basis. The rainfall can affect part of the metro area Sunday night.
A developing tropical storm, moving just north of the large islands of the Caribbean, will take aim at the Bahamas and southern Florida into this weekend.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following a tropical storm threat in the Bahamas and Florida into this weekend, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Japan is bracing for another threat from Typhoon Lionrock next week.
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.