A warmer weekend is in store for Washington, D.C., ahead of another batch of rain for early next week.
The typical high for the city this time of the year is 63 F.
High temperatures both days will be in the low to middle 60s.
The nicer of the two weekend days will be Sunday with sunshine and less wind.
In the wake of locally drenching rain and spotty thunderstorms from Friday night, a stiff breeze from the west and northwest will bring dry air into the region on Saturday.
A new storm forecast to brew near the Gulf coast this weekend will swing northeastward early next week with a dose of drenching rain.
While a brief break in the wet weather is coming early next week, rounds of rain will resume later next week and cause difficulties for outdoor plans and agriculture through much of May.
As millions prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, rain and severe storms threaten to disrupt outdoor activities and travel plans.
As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.
A system with rain and thunderstorms will bring both good and bad news to the western United States later this week.
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend.
While thunderstorms produced deadly flooding across portions of the United States this week, destructive wildfires spread rapidly and ravaged Fort McMurrary, Alberta.
Chicago, IL (1876)
Severe local windstorm resulted in $250,000 damage.
Lakehurst, NJ (1937)
Hindenburg disaster after 4-hour delay of landing due to a thunderstorm.
Omaha, NE (1975)
Massive tornado killed 3 people and injured 133 while causing 150 million dollars worth of damage. Tornado cut a swath 10 miles long and one-quarter of a mile wide through the industrial and residential areas of west-central Omaha before lifting over the northern section of the city. Most costly U.S. tornado to date.