Hot, humid Wednesday with heavy storms possible; Flood Watch for parts of DC area in effect at 3pm

Hot and humid conditions Wednesday across the D.C. area with another round of potential severe weather moving into the area as we head into the afternoon.

FOX 5's Mike Thomas says Wednesday's storms are expected to be scattered in nature with modeling continuing to suggest that the strongest storms will be south of the District. Thomas says be prepared for the storms to begin any time after 1 p.m. and lasting into the evening hours.

FOX 5's Claire Anderson says we will be under a marginal risk for severe weather today with the possibility for damaging winds and hail. The hot and humid day will feature high temperatures near 92 degrees.

A Flood Watch will go into effect at 3 p.m. Wednesday for DC. And the surrounding communities as slow-moving afternoon thunderstorms could drop locally heavy rain causing localized flooding, FOX 5’s Tucker Barnes says.

Heavy rain is expected Thursday and Friday. Calmer weather conditions are expected once the weekend arrives with some sunshine possible by Sunday.

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