DC: Warm Week for Back to School, Work

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
September 3, 2014; 4:22 AM ET
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While temperatures and humidity levels will fluctuate slightly from day to day this week, unseasonable warmth will continue into Saturday around Washington, D.C.

The combination of temperature, humidity, sunshine, light winds and other factors will result in AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures well above 90 most days of the week.

The most comfortable portion of the week will be the middle part, when levels are slightly lower but still above average for early September. Temperatures typically range from a low of 67 F to a high of 84 during the first week of September.

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Heat and humidity will build again Friday into Saturday, prior to the arrival of a second round of showers and thunderstorms for the week.

For people who have gotten used to a lack of extreme heat this summer and want another cooldown, much cooler and less humid air is forecast to reach the area on Sunday.

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