Storm Team4 meteorologist Chuck Bell said that the region is under a “slight risk” for severe storms on Friday, making for a chilly start to the weekend. Here’s what you need to know.
Showers and a possible afternoon storm start off the weekend in the D.C. area.
Storm Team4 meteorologist Chuck Bell said that the region is under a “slight risk” for severe storms on Friday, to be expected anytime between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.
“Periods of heavy rain with some hail are also likely withing the stronger storms,” Bell said.
Temperatures are expected to reach the low 70s Friday. Bell said the cold front will be leaving the Eastern Shore by morning leaving chilly air and a gusty wind in its wake. A chilly start to the weekend is expected.
Saturday morning will be chilly. By noon, northwest winds near 30 mph will make it feel like in the 60s in the afternoon.
Sunday will start out fairly sunny but a weak, fast moving storm crossing Pennsylvania will bring some mid/late afternoon cloudiness and a small chance for a few showers. Temperatures on Sunday will start in the low 50s and reach the low to mid 70s during the afternoon.
Friday: Cloudy, mild and breeze. Rain and thunderstorms expected in the afternoon. Highs between 67 to 73 degree.
Fridaynight: Cloudy and wet. Showers ending by midnight.
Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny. Cool with super low humidity. Highs between 63 to 68 degrees.
Sunday: Partly to mostly cloudy. Milder and breezy at time. Highs between 68 to 74 degrees.
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