From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. forecast: spring ahead Sunday, highs in the 60s

March 10, 2012 - 10:45 PM
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High pressure will bring warmer temperatures for the end of the weekend.

Overnight: Mainly Clear

Lows: 25°-36° | Wind: South 2-5 mph

Sunday: Mostly Sunny

Highs: 60°-65° | Wind: South 5-10 mph

Monday: Partly Cloudy, Showers Possible

Highs: 67°-72° | Wind: South 5-10 mph

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An area of high pressure will move off the Atlantic coast on Sunday allowing for winds to shift to the south. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s with a few passing clouds. An area of low pressure will develop just to the northwest of DC on Monday bringing a chance for scattered showers and highs in the upper 60s. Another area of high pressure will build Tuesday allowing for another shot of super warm spring air. By Thursday, some may see highs approaching 80 degrees if not better. The record high for Thursday is 81 degrees set in 1990.

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