From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. Weather Forecast: Temporarily colder weather ahead

December 5, 2012 - 07:41 AM
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Sunshine will follow this morning's cold frontal passage

Today: Becoming partly to mostly sunny and breezy
Highs: Around 60° before falling
Wind: NW 10-20+ mph

Overnight: Clear and colder
Lows: 26°-34°
Wind: N 5-10 mph

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and chilly
Highs: 44°-48°
Wind: SE 4-8

After two very warm early December days, today is still unseasonably mild but colder air is on the way. But those falling temperatures will be only temporary. Scattered showers accompanied the cold front but they were relatively few in number. The colder air is lagging a bit behind the front, so as skies clear later this morning and the gusty winds blow, temperatures will be slow to fall. But under clear skies tonight, temperaatures will fall into the 20s and 30s. Tomorrow will be sunny and chilly with high temperatures in the middle 40s. More clouds will return on Friday with temperatures around 50 degrees.

The weekend looks mild but unsettled. Another frontal system will be to blame. Right now, we are calling for partly cloudy skies on Saturday with highs in the lower 60s. Sunday may become mostly cloudy with a few showers later in the day. Temperatures will remain well above average.

Beautiful shot of a double rainbow this morning in California, MD from Kevin McConnell.

ZZZZZ

 

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