In the wake of the hottest weather of the year so far, more seasonable temperatures will return to Washington, D.C., late this week, but showers and thunderstorms are in the offing.
Temperatures during the middle of June tend to range from a low in the upper 60s F to a high in the middle 80s.
The extreme heat from Tuesday and Wednesday will break on Thursday with the aid of showers and thunderstorms.
However, some locations can be hit hard by the storms with damaging wind gusts, frequent lightning strikes and torrential rain.
Enough dry air will push in from the north and east on Friday to keep rain away and allow some sunshine.
However, a zone of clouds, showers and thunderstorms will stretch from the Upper Midwest to the Ohio Valley and South this weekend.
There is a good chance that this zone will bulge to the northeast over on Saturday, resulting in a chance of rain around Washington, D.C.
The temperature on Tuesday not only set a high mark for the year so far, but also set a new daily record high by reaching 97 F, breaking the old record of 95 F.
High temperatures will be within a few degrees of 80 this weekend. Which side of 80 will depend on sunshine versus clouds and showers.
The details on the weekend forecast will unfold over the next couple of days.
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