Early morning temperatures were 15 to 28 degrees colder than they were at the same time yesterday morning.
- A light dusting is possible up near I-70 today. (Photo: Russ Jowell)
Today: Increasing cloudiness this afternoon
Highs: Lower 40s | Wind: S/SW 8-12 mph
Tonight: Cloudy with flurries. Light snow possible well N and W of D.C.
Lows: Upper 20 to lower 30s | Wind: Bec. W/NW 10 mph
Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, breezy and cold
Highs: Upper 30s | Wind: N 10-15 mph
After a very cold morning, temperatures will climb to seasonal averages this afternoon. The sunshine will continue into the afternoon, as well. But late this afternoon, cloudiness will increase from the west and northwest as a cold front gets closer. As the front nears our region this evening, there is a chance for scattered flurries to develop. There is a also a chance for some areas of light snow to develop mainly in locations well north and west of Washington. Skies will clear overnight. Partly cloudy, breezy and colder conditions will return tomorrow.
By very late Friday night or early Saturday morning, the next storm system will take center stage. With cold air in place at the surface, there is a chance we may have to deal with a period of freezing rain and perhaps some sleet in spots. Temperatures will warm into the 40s later Saturday, so it will become all rain. Clearing skies return on Sunday and noticeably warmer temperatures will return on Monday.
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