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    DC: Abundant Sunshine to Start June

    By By Kristina Pydynowski, senior meteorologist
    June 02, 2014, 1:07:29 AM EDT

    The end of the weekend will be great for those with outdoor plans around Washington, D.C.

    Sunday will feature bright sunshine and no threat of rain throughout the Northeast with an area of high pressure in control.

    Temperatures will rise to around the 80-degree mark as humidity remains low.


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    Anyone planning to spend a part of the weekend outdoors should remember to take preventive measures against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays.

    This includes those baseball fans who are headed to Nationals Park Sunday afternoon to watch the city's Nationals take on the Texas Rangers.

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    Further warming will occur Monday through Tuesday with highs in the 80s.

    Humidity will also gradually increase these days, but dry weather from Sunday will hold through Monday.


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    Tuesday is when showers and thunderstorms will return. AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned that some of the thunderstorms may turn severe with damaging winds.

    AccuWeather.com MinuteCast™ has the minute-by-minute forecast for your exact location when showers and thunderstorms threaten. Type your city name, select MinuteCast™, and input your street address. On mobile, you can also use your GPS location.

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