The heat advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Monday. Temperatures will be between 95 and 100 this afternoon — but with the heat index will feel like up to 108 degrees.
The National Weather Service says take precautions — hydrate, wear loose clothing and avoid long periods of time outdoors if possible. Thunderstorms are forecast for this evening, but temperatures will return to only slight less scorching on Tuesday (mid-90s; heat index of 100).
Records for July 25:
- DCA: 100 (1930)
- IAD : 98 (2010)
- BWI: 100 (2010)
Want to keep cool?
Lake Anne Recreation Area, 11301 North Shore Drive, has a spray feature.
Reston Town Square Park, Explorer and Market Streets at Reston Town Center, has a splash fountain.
Splash fountain at Reston Town Square Park/file photo