Storms and high humidity will no longer be absent from Washington, D.C., as the new week kicks off.
The departure of the area of high pressure that kept Washington, D.C., dry with relatively low humidity this weekend will open the door for more humid air to pour in on Monday.
Temperatures will also soar, once again reaching the 90-degree mark.
The steamy air will help fuel a spotty thunderstorm around the nation's capital in the afternoon and evening. While some places will stay dry, a thunderstorm at an inopportune time could cause delays at the game between the Nationals and Colorado Rockies.
The heat and humidity will continue to build Tuesday and Wednesday, causing AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures to crack the century mark. Such heat will prove to be a challenge for those with respiratory issues and those engaging in manual labor.
The tropical steambath will also help fuel showers and thunderstorms Wednesday, mainly in the afternoon, and Thursday as a cold front approaches.
The front may be slow to clear the mid-Atlantic coast, potentially leading to a lingering and disruptive shower or thunderstorm for Independence Day.
Following the surge in warmth in coastal areas and the central Appalachians from Thursday, temperatures will again bottom out at cold levels in the Northeast this weekend.
After a cold start to the weekend in the Midwest, temperatures will begin to rebound, ahead of a storm system taking aim on the Great Lakes.
Though springlike weather has been slow to arrive for much of the Eastern United States, allergy sufferers may soon pay the price for winter’s unhurried retreat.
The mercury will be on the rise across California through the end of the week, challenging records across much of the state and helping to intensify the ongoing drought.
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