Flash floods are expected this Wedndesday, 10th of August due to high temperatures and humidity. Weather institutes suggest the most affected areas could be D.C to Richmond. It is expected for this storm to move then towards southern Maryland and Northern Virginia.
The tornado threat is low however there is potential for damaging winds. The biggest concern is the forecasted heavy rain and possibly isolated flash floods. National Weather Service ( NWS ) issues a Flood Watch alert for the area from 2 p.m until the evening. Precipitations values are expected to exceed 2″+ which can lead to blinding downpours.
However on Thursday, the area’s humidity will be gone as a strong cold wind will scour the area during the first part of the day. We could expect to see several days near 90 degrees ; chances are we the 11th will start humid with a possible isolated shower in the morning. Afterwards, the skies should clear out and humidity will noticebly decline in the second part of the day for a streak of nice weather.
The current situation is on par with the recent weather within the USA as recently multiple similar situations have been reported in the area: