Cooler, but dry weather will settle in for the second half of the weekend on Sunday ahead of an upcoming wet week.
After some recent wet weather, the weekend will end on a dry and slightly cooler note as a high pressure system settles into the region.
No weather-related travel issues are expected around the city Sunday.
Fans attending the Nationals game Sunday afternoon could benefit from bringing a light jacket as temperatures will hover in the mid- to upper 60s during the game, about 10 degrees cooler than Saturday afternoon.
Although the dry weather will extend into Monday morning, rain will move back into the area Monday afternoon as a large and slow-moving storm will move in from the Central states.
That storm has the potential to bring rounds of soaking rain, locally strong thunderstorms and chilly conditions over several days. Temperatures much of the time on most days will be in the 50s to low 60s.
Content contributed by Andy Mussoline, AccuWeather Meteorologist
The heat felt across the United Kingdom during the middle of July has faded and is not expected to return through at least the first week of August.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
The F1 season continues this weekend with the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim with disruptive showers and thunderstorms in the forecast.
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
Repeating downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the Gulf coast and lower Mississippi Valley through the middle days of the week.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast much of this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
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."
Hurricane near Jacksonville; $2.5 million damage in East Florida.
Charlotte, NC (1979)
Last of 12 straight days on which some rain fell. Total precipitation was 3.74".