Rain to Avoid DC Tuesday, Wednesday

By , Senior Meteorologist
May 06, 2014; 4:58 AM
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Dry weather and seasonable temperatures are in the offing for Washington, D.C., Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a taste of summer later this week.

Rain and some rumbles of thunder moved through the area Monday evening, but dry weather will return for Tuesday and much of the day on Wednesday. This will be complemented by highs around 70 F.

The next chance of rain will be Wednesday night.

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Spotty showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night will mark the leading edge of much warmer weather for the region later in the week.

Temperatures are forecast to climb into the 80s Thursday through Saturday.

For those looking to enjoy a part of this early taste of summer outdoors, rain should avoid the area Thursday and Friday before the chance of showers and thunderstorms increases during the weekend.

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