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Washington D.C. Forecast: More Friday sun, but still windy and chilly

March 22, 2013 - 08:30 AM
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Day three of spring will feature partly cloudy and windy conditions – but not as harsh as Thursday!

TODAY: Scattered Clouds, Breezy & Chilly
Highs: Mid to Upper 40s | Wind Chills: 30s
Wind: W 15-20 mph

OVERNIGHT: Mainly Clear and Cold
Lows: Mid 20s to Lower 30s
Wind: NW 6-12 mph

TOMORROW: Mostly Sunny, Less Wind, Warmer
Highs: Low to Mid 50s
Wind: NW 10-15 mph

Yesterday was brisk, with temperatures only making it to 37º at Dulles, 40º at BWI and a paltry 42º downtown. But that was only half of the story as gusty winds made for wind chills in the 20s. Today I’ll describe as more chilly than cold despite the mercury pushing into the mid to upper 40s. It will feel like the 30s at times through the day. All this cold weather makes it hard to believe the NOAA spring outlook that was released yesterday and called for a warmer than normal spring for the East!

ZZZZZ

Saturday looks to be the nicest day of the next 7 - so plan to get out and enjoy it as best you can! A storm system heading east will increase clouds Sunday and could overspread the region with a mix of rain and snow into Monday. Snow accumulation is possible, especially in higher elevations, but in the coming days will get better clarifications with model updates. Bundle up and have a great day!

 

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