From the ABC 7 Weather team

D.C. weather forecast: Finally above freezing, big temperature spike next week

January 26, 2013 - 10:30 PM
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After four days below freezing, milder air is on the way.

Overnight: Partly Cloudy

Lows: 15°-22° | Wind: Northwest 2-5 mph

Sunday: Partly to Mostly Cloudy

Highs: 32°-37° | Wind: West 5-10 mph

Monday: Freezing Rain to Rain Possible

Highs: 35°-40° | Wind: South 10-15 mph

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After a day with above freezing temperatures, big changes are on the way. A few clouds will remain overnight as surface high pressure builds. Lows will drop into the teens to lower 20s. Sunday will bring a bit more sunshine with additional cloud coverage by late afternoon. Highs should manage to rebound into the middle 30s.

A warm front will lift northward Monday. Ahead of the front, look for a chance of light freezing rain, quickly changing to all rain as warmer air settles across the mid-Atlantic. Highs will be around 40 degrees. A significant bump in temperatures will bring smiles to some (not to snow lovers) as highs jump well into the 50s to near 60 degrees. A cold front late Wednesday or early Thursday morning will drop highs for the rest of the week.

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