Oppressive heat and high humidity settle in over the Washington skyline as record-breaking temperatures and ozone-laden haze prompt air-quality alerts for the coming days in the nation's capital, Friday, July 23, 2010. Viewed from an overlook in Virginia above the Potomac River are, from left to right, the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, the Capitol, the Smithsonian Castle and the Library of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

“…a pestilent and mystic vapour, dull, sluggish, faintly discernible, and leaden-hued.”

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  1. Current Conditions as of 12:11 PM Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Outside Temp 89.6 F
    Outside Humidity 69%
    Heat Index 105.0 F
    Wind Chill 90.0 F
    Dew Point 78.0 F
    Barometer 1016.8mb
    Bar Trend Steady
    Wind Speed Calm
    Wind Direction SW 216°

    12 Hour Forecast: Increasing mold with little temperature change. Lichen possible within 24 to 48 hours.

      1. Our humidity is down from the past week, thankfully. I don't miss the low desert one bit, I tell you what.

        The old home place:

        115°F
        Feels Like: 115°
        Wind Chill: 115° Ceiling: NA
        Heat Index: 115° Visibility: 10mi
        Dew Point: 42° Wind: 8mph
        Humidity: 9%

        Yeah, yeah, it's a dry heat…

        1. Föx Zombies definitely scare me. Well, that and robots (when they finally figure out battery technology).

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