Uncomfortable humidity and high temperatures in the mid-90s are forecast Tuesday, bringing chances for storms in the afternoon and evening.
Temperatures could reach the 90s by midday, with dew points in the mid- to upper-60s making the air feel moist.
Blustery winds are forecast by the afternoon, with 15-20 mph breezes.
Central and western Maryland stand a slight risk of severe thunderstorms bringing damaging winds and some hail, according to the Storm Prediction Center.
Humidity and storm chances are expected to linger into Wednesday, with highs in the lower 90s.
Drier air is forecast to return Thursday and Friday, with highs in the upper 80s under partly cloudy skies.