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Endless Summer 2007

Jason Samenow @ 6:48 AM

Meteorological summer ended August 31. Astronomical summer ended September 22. Obviously, mother nature wasn't paying attention to the calendar. Over the holiday weekend we'll add three days to the current streak of 15 days of warmer than normal temperatures. We'll also add three days to our rainless streak of 21 days (as Steve noted yesterday).


Forecast Confidence: HighFog. Heat. D.C. Camden's clever headline from yesterday bears repeating today. You know the drill: low clouds and fog in the morning, then gradually becoming partly sunny and warm. I think we'll see more sun than we did yesterday, with highs in the mid 80s. Yes, it will remain humid. Overnight, it will be partly cloudy and muggy, with lows 60-65 (suburbs-city).


Forecast Confidence: HighVery warm and humid. Low clouds and fog should not be as pervasive when you get up and head out compared to previous days. By mid morning, just about everyone should have partly to mostly sunny skies as temperatures quickly climb through the 70s. By late afternoon, high temperatures should reach the upper 80s, with some 90+ readings not out of the question. Overnight, it will be mostly clear and mild, with lows 60-65 (suburbs-city).

Pictured: The Washington Monument in the light of dusk last Sunday. By visitor Kevin Rosseel.

Columbus Day

Forecast Confidence: HighMostly sunny and summer-like. Columbus Day will feel more like Labor Day or even the 4th of July. There won't be much in the way of cloud cover or wind and temperatures should reach the upper 80s to low 90s (Reagan National Airport's record high of 88 may be in reach). And it will be on the humid side. Too bad most outdoor pools didn't stay open another month!

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