While temperatures cracked the 80-degree mark on Sunday, even warmer air will reach Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day.
Temperatures will once again soar on Memorial Day, exceeding Sunday's high and and reaching a high in the upper 80s.
Some people may notice an increase in humidity, but the holiday will not feel oppressive.
The other good news for those attending Memorial Day actives at Arlington National Cemetery or watching the National Memorial Day Parade is that thunderstorms will stay away from the city and its suburbs.
However, sunscreen and sunglasses will be a necessity for anybody that is outdoors for an extended duration. This includes baseball fans who are planning to go to Nationals Park Monday afternoon to watch the Nationals take on the Miami Marlins.
The only ongoing thunder around the area through Monday will be for the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally in honor of POWs and MIAs.
Showers and drenching thunderstorms will return on Tuesday as the warmth hangs on and humidity increases.
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An end to the early taste of summer will come by Wednesday as the passage of a cold front brings a reduction in the heat.
AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Jordan Root contributed to the content of this story.
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As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast starting on Sunday evening.
A new storm will form over the weekend across the Plains and will spread snow and ice eastward through the Midwest.
As a snowstorm unraveled from Texas to North Carolina and Virginia, snow and ice left a trail of disruption on Wednesday into Thursday.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.
Storms will continue to affect the West through this weekend and into next week with rounds of precipitation for some needy areas as well as trouble for travelers.
New England (1645)
After mild winter, "There fell so great a snow in several days, the ways were impassable for 3 weeks so the court held not." From New England Weekly Journal.
New England (1732)
"Reckon'd as cold a day as has happened here in the memory of the oldest man among us". From New England Weekly Journal.
Big Snow: Glens Falls, NY - 19" snow Pleasant Mountain, PA - 14" snow Hartford, CT - 12" snow Western Maine - up to 32" of snow Concord, NH - 11" of snow Levanon, NH - 12" of snow Boston, MA - 11" of snow