While chilly air and an occasional breeze linger in the East, some sunshine will nudge temperatures a little by day around Washington, D.C., this weekend.
Highs will be in the upper 50s both days this weekend.
Nighttime lows will be in the mid-30s over the suburbs to the lower 40s around the District.
For folks spending time outdoors, RealFeel® temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees lower than the actual temperature.
On Sunday, for the Marine Corps Marathon, temperatures will begin the day near 40 degrees, but they will rise into the 50s by noon. Winds will be from the west and northwest increasing to 8 to 14 mph with plenty of sunshine.
No major storms will affect the region through early next week. However, depending on the track of one or more storms to affect the Rockies, the weather has the potential to get unsettled in the Appalachians and East Coast sometime late next week.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours that will break the back of the heat wave in much of the northeastern United States.
Heavy downpours will raise the concern for flash flooding along the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley through midweek.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast much of this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures rising across the northwestern United States this week.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Northeast on Monday, lashing the region with damaging winds while also unleashing heavy downpours that triggered flash flooding.
Here are five easy ways to stay cool in sweltering summer heat.
2.75" of rain in less than 60 minutes just east of downtown Cleveland. 3.12" of rain fell in less than 60 minutes in Elyria.
Pollack, MD (2008)
Softball-sized hail shattered cars and windows.
Bridgetown, NJ (1803)
Tornado at 8:00 a.m. "The storm increased, and for the space of about three-quarters of an hour the lightnings were incessant and the thundering most awfully majestic." "The body of a covered wagon, taken from the wagon house, torn from from the springs, shattered and set up on end, the axel trees broken and 3 of the wheels torn from the same were found in different places at a distance of 50 feet." "One new wheel of a new heavy strong wagon broken entirely to pieces."