From the ABC 7 Weather team

Brrrr! Finally, it feels like winter in D.C.

January 2, 2012 - 08:00 AM
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With the passing of a strong cold front, a shot of cold air will bring a chill to the D.C. region over the next couple days.

This Afternoon: Partly Cloudy and Cold

Highs: 40s | Wind: Northwest 10-20 mph

Tonight: Partly Cloudy and Breezy

Lows: 22°-30° | Wind: Northwest 15-20 mph +

Tuesday: Mostly to Partly Sunny, Cold and Windy

Highs: near 32° | Wind: Northwest 20-30 mph +

Special forecast note for western Maryland and West Virginia: Winter Storm Warning continues until Tuesday afternoon for the potential for 6" to 10" of snow. Oakland, Frostburg and Keyser are included in the warning area.

Temperatures will struggle to make it into the lower to middle 40s today, a sharp contrast compared to yesterday's highs near 60 degrees. Winds will increase later in the day ushering in a blast of cold air. Tuesday will bring highs just near freezing with wind chill factors in the single digits to middle teens.

Winds will diminish Wednesday as high pressure builds across the mid-Atlantic. Temperatures will moderate by Thursday and Friday with highs in the 50s by Saturday.

Stay with ABC 7 News, WeatherNow, News Channel 8 and WJLA.com for additional updates.

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