Heat Following Cool Shot for DC

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
September 10, 2013; 10:13 AM ET
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Cooler air moved in to start the week in Washington, D.C., but a surge of heat is on the way.

This cooler air moved into the region after a cold front swung through late on Sunday.

More fall-like temperatures spread across the Northeast, dropping highs to 81 degrees on Monday.

However, things will heat up again Tuesday as the cool air slides off into the northern Atlantic. This will allow warmth to push up from the South.

Spanning Tuesday through Thursday, high temperatures will peak at or above 90 degrees with RealFeel® temperatures reaching 100 degrees for several hours each afternoon in urban areas. There will also be an increase in humidity with this heat.

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Conditions for 9-11 memorial services Wednesday midday will be hot and humid with intervals of clouds and sun, as well as temperatures climbing into the low 90s. An afternoon thunderstorm is possible in the late afternoon.

The next front could bring a few spotty thunderstorms to the area on Wednesday night and Thursday with storms Thursday afternoon possibly becoming severe.


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