Washington, DC  20018      5/2/2016
 
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Forecast for:   Washington, DC  20018      5/2/2016
Important Message

Severe thunderstorm watch 138 in effect until 10 PM edt this evening.
 
through 09:00 PM EDT May 02, 2016

An area of strong thunderstorms will affect the District of Columbia...northern Virginia...and central Maryland... At 820 PM edt...radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Harpers Ferry to Kemp mill to near Dunkirk. Movement was northeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... Baltimore...Columbia...Germantown...Centreville...Frederick...Rockville... Bethesda...Gaithersburg...Reston...Bowie...Severn...Leesburg...Hagerstown... Clinton...Olney...College Park...Crofton...south riding...Herndon and Greenbelt. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms...and will cause ponding of water on roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. Lat...lon 3940 7688 3935 7688 3937 7681 3934 7674 3899 7645 3897 7647 3894 7645 3892 7647 3891 7646 3887 7651 3884 76
 
Tonight
Low: 60    
Showers. Thunderstorms early this evening...then a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail early this evening. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph...becoming north after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
 
Tuesday
High: 68    
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
 
Tuesday Night
Low: 55    
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
 
Wednesday
High: 68    
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
 
Wednesday Night
Low: 52    
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds around 5 mph.
 
Thursday
High: 62    
Showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
 
Thursday Night
Low: 50    
Showers likely. Lows around 50. Chance of rain 60 percent.
 
Friday
High: 65    
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
 
Friday Night
Low: 52    
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
 
Saturday
High: 72    
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
 
Saturday Night
Low: 55    
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
 
Sunday
High: 78    
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
 
Sunday Night
Low: 55    
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
 
Monday
High: 72    
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
 
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