Heat relief is headed back to Washington, D.C., but there is good news for those who want summer warmth to hang on.
At least two more waves of cool air will roll into the region. One will arrive Sunday night and stick around into Monday. Another wave is due in late next week.
In between the cool waves, folks who like warmth and humidity will be satisfied as well with steamy air quickly to return for midweek.
The passage of a cool front Sunday will bring a stray thunderstorm late in the afternoon. The next front may bring potentially severe thunderstorms on Thursday.
The vast majority of the time will be free of rain for outdoor plans, projects and construction activities.
The weather Monday evening for the Redskins first game of the regular 2013 season should be mainly clear and comfortable with temperatures falling through the 70s.
As far as the tropics are concerned, no systems will directly impact the area through at least next week.
Tropical Storm Fung-wong will continue to inundate the Philippines before taking aim at Taiwan and Japan.
A brief warmup is in store for residents of the Northeast this weekend before more fall-like conditions return.
A search for a sheriff's deputy in Austin, Texas, will continue Friday, after she called for help as she was trapped in flood waters.
Odile and other weather systems will bring both dangerous flooding and drought-busting rain in parts of Texas and eastern New Mexico.
The peak of hurricane season, among other things, arrives in the fall.
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New Orleans, LA (1947)
Hurricane eye over New Orleans; barometer reading of 28.61 inches; 51 lost, $110 million.
Brownsville, TX (1967)
Hurricane Beulah dumped 12.19" of rain, setting a 24 hour rainfall record.
Central U.S. (1991)
Record Cold Location Temp Old Record Huron, S.D. 23 24/1896 Dickinson, N.D. 25 30/1957 Lubbock, Texas 42 44/1971 Grand Island, Neb. 27 32/1938 Kansas City, Mo. 33 47/1979 Chicago, Ill. 40 41/1873