From the ABC 7 Weather team

Wind Advisory in effect for D.C. tomorrow

February 24, 2011 - 02:07 PM
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Tonight: Rain Likely, Heavy at Times

Lows: 40s | Rain: 0.50+ inches

Friday: Morning Rain, Iso. T-Storms, Windy

Highs: Around 60 | Wind: WNW 20-30+ m.p.h.

Saturday: Mostly Sunny, Cooler

Highs: Upper 40s | Wind: N 5-10 m.p.h.

A Wind Advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. Friday through 7 p.m. Friday evening for sustained winds of up to 30 m.p.h. which will gust to 45 and 50 m.p.h. tomorrow afternoon.

Tonight, showers will be likely, becoming heavy at times in advance of the area of low pressure to our west. Temperatures should stay in the 40s through the night with winds out of the south. Some patchy fog will also be possible. Friday morning, the cold front will begin to move into the region from the west. Ahead of the front, expect mild temperatures in the 50s and 60s possible by noon. An isolated thunderstorm will be possible with the passage of the front and there could even be damaging wind gusts with any storms that develop. As the front moves through the area, very gusty winds will develop with sustained winds around 20 to 30 m.p.h. and wind gusts reaching 45 to 50 m.p.h.

Saturday will feature mostly sunny skies and cooler temperatures in the mid to upper 40s across the region as high pressure moves overhead. On Sunday, a weak warm front will begin to move into the area from the west which will increase the cloud cover, but will also increase the temperatures with highs in the mid to upper 50s.

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