From the ABC 7 Weather team

Cold front arrives; snow squalls, wind and cold air

February 11, 2012 - 02:45 PM
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A strong cold front will push across the mid-Atlantic this afternoon bringing snow squalls and showers. Wind Advisory starts at 7 p.m. for the District and surrounding region.

This Afternoon: Mostly Cloudy, Snow Squalls & Showers

Highs: 40s and falling | Wind: Northwest 15-25 mph, higher gusts

Overnight: Cold, Flurries

Lows: 15°-22° | Wind: Northwest 25-35 mph plus

Sunday: Partly Cloudy, Windy and Cold

Highs: near 32° | Wind: Northeast 15-25 mph plus

Possibly the coldest blast of air this winter will arrive later this afternoon with increasing winds and falling temperatures. Snow squalls originating from the Great Lakes may bring minor accumulations mainly to grassy areas. Afternoon highs will fall from the 40s into the 30s by evening with winds quickly increasing from the northwest.

Tonight will be cold and windy with a few flurries and passing snow showers. By Sunday morning, temperatures will be in the middle teens to lower 20s. Wind chills will fall to near zero in the mountains with strong winds expected across the District and surrounding counties.

Cold and windy conditions are expected Sunday with milder temperatures for the upcoming week.

Track the wintry weather in your neighborhood by using ABC 7 Interactive Radar. For the latest updates, stay with ABC 7 News, WeatherNOW, WJLA.com and NewsChannel 8.

 

 

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