You can watch radar over the next few hours as a line of scattered thunderstorms comes out of Western Maryland and Northern Virginia.
This first batch of rain is moving away to the northeast and there will be a break for a time this afternoon.
What a beautiful day, weather-wise. Sunshine has filled the sky, combining with low humidity/dew points for a wonderful afternoon.
This is one of the hottest days of the year. At 1 p.m., our temperature was already up to 100 degrees.
Expect temperatures to top out no lower than 90 over the next few days, with an uptick in the humidity and a good chance for some thunderstorms over the weekend.
Families across Maryland continue to pick up the pieces from Friday night’s deadly storms.
More than 100,000 frustrated BGE customers are still waiting for relief Tuesday. One of the big problems: large trees are still sitting on top of power lines. Powerful winds knocked them over during Friday’s storm. It’s making things very difficult for workers trying to restore electricity.
Day three and the lights are still out for tens of thousands. The heat turned deadly as cleanup continues around the region from this monstrous storm.
Federal employees in the Washington area will once again have the option of taking the day off.
A tractor-trailer crashed into a jersey wall on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during a powerful thunderstorm in which winds approached 80 mph.
Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.
It definitely started to warm up Wednesday, even more than we originally expected. We will top out Wednesday afternoon near 90 degrees. The northwesterly wind is keeping the dewpoints/humidity very low for now, but all that is going to change.