Washington County residents faced hot, muggy temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday, but relief may be on the way today.
Meteorologist Howard Silverman, of the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va., said temperatures in the Hagerstown area probably will hit a high of around 80 degrees today.
Silverman said the cooler temperatures will be accompanied by a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
"There's a chance that any one location will be hit," Silverman said. "For the Hagerstown area, it's probably going to be pretty close."
The National Weather Service was calling for highs near 80 degrees on Friday and Saturday, with a chance of rain both days.