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D.C. Weather Forecast: Delightful Today Cold Coming Back

March 19, 2013 - 10:08 PM
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Spring Equinox, but not much spring weather

Overnight: Mostly Clear and Cold

Lows: 25-34 by morning | Wind: West 5-10

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny, Chilly, Clouds Late

Highs: Near 50° | Wind: West 10-15

Thursday: Partly Cloudy, Breezy and Cold

Highs: 37-42 | Wind: NW 15-20

This evening at 7:19PM the sun set exactly in the west and tomorrow at 7:11AM the sun will rise exactly in the east.  This happens at the spring and autumn equinox and tomorrow the Spring Equinox occurs at 7:02AM. This is a great GOES image from 22,000 miles above us and I've circled the glint/reflection of the sun on the Pacific Ocean.  It is right at the equator today.

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By the way don't think you can only balance a raw egg on the end on the equinox.  An old tale and the laws of physics don't change on the equinox.  But we will sure have more of a cold than "spring fever" pattern into the weekend and even early next week.  Look at the long range temperature anomalies across the U.S. Courtesy of Weatherbell.com.

 

 

 

 

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Unusual warmth over northeast Canada (even a record in Greenland) but a chilly pattern and possibly even one more chance of snow for snow lovers.  Hartford, CT more snow today, now 60" while Washington is still only 1.7".

 

 

 

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