Warmer Thursday with highs in the 80s; late afternoon thunderstorms possible

The threat of late afternoon thunderstorms returns to the D.C. region on Thursday as warmer temperatures climb back into the upper 80s. FOX 5's Mike Thomas says the system that brought severe weather to the mid-west could bring strong storms to our area between the 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. hours.

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The storms will be quick moving, Mike says, with most exiting the area by 7 p.m. Washington, D.C. will be under a slight risk for sever weather heading into the afternoon while some areas to the north will be under an enhanced risk.

Temperatures this Memorial Day weekend look summerlike. We can expect highs in the low to mid 80s Friday, Mike says. Mostly sunny skies with a stray storm possible on Saturday. Sunday will be the hottest day of the Memorial Day weekend with temperatures in the 90s but with the threat of some evening storms. Monday looks dry with highs in the upper 80s.

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