DC area forecast: Hot today and tomorrow. Intense heat sets in on Friday into the weekend.

A somewhat subjective assessment of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10.

6/10: It should be a little less hot and humid than yesterday. Still pretty warm with highs near or just above 90, but pretty standard June stuff compared to the brutal heat ahead.

  • Today: Quite sunny. Treble: near 90 to 90 years.
  • This evening: Generally clear. Lows: Upper 60s to 70s.
  • Tomorrow: Quite sunny. Treble: Low 90s.

Although warmer than average in mid-June, today and tomorrow feature relatively standard heat for summer in the DMV. More powerful and dangerous heat arrives Friday and shifts into high gear this weekend as maximum temperatures climb well into the 90s to perhaps near 100 in places, and the heat index hits at minus near 105. The risk of a few showers and storms returns to the forecast for this weekend as well.

Today (Wednesday): The weather is again generally sunny, but a little less hot and humid today than yesterday. Highs are still expected to reach near 90 into the 90s with moderate humidity (dew points in the mid 60s), pushing the maximum heat index into the mid 90s. The breeze is light from the south and south -East. Trust: high

This evening: Temperatures are mostly between 80 and 70 degrees in the evening. Skies remain mostly clear with overnight lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s. Trust: high

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Tomorrow (Thursday): Pretty similar to today with mostly sunny skies and afternoon highs in the 90s. Humidity remains moderate, which should push the heat index into the mid 90s again. Winds remain light from the south. Trust: high

Tomorrow evening: Another warm but not too sultry evening, with temperatures mostly in the 80s to low 70s. Overnight lows settle into the upper 60s again and into the 70s again. Confidence: High

The heat increases Friday With highs in the mid to late 90s. Humidity still isn’t great, although it could be slightly higher, and probably enough to raise the heat index up to 100 degrees. The daily high for DC is 99. It’s a warm and humid Friday night with lows only falling into the mid-70s. Confidence: High

If you can avoid it, don’t plan to spend long periods of time in the sun that day. weekend, especially between approximately 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Both days should see high temperatures reach the mid 90s to near 100 with higher humidity (dew points in the upper 60s to near 70) pushing the heat index up to near or beyond of 105. A few pop- Showers or thunderstorms are possible each afternoon or evening. Daily calendar records for DC are 101 on Saturday and 98 on Sunday. Trust: medium-high

Although this weekend could be the hottest day of this heat wave, it looks like highs will continue into the 90s for much of next week.

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