From the ABC 7 Weather team

Washington DC Weather: Contined warm & dry

October 3, 2013 - 05:45 AM
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Temperatures will continue to run 10 to 15 degrees above normal into the weekend!

Today:
Partly Cloudy, Continued Warm
Highs: Mid 80s
Wind: NE/SE 3-5 mph
Overnight:
Partly Cloudy, Mild
Lows: 50s to Middle 60s
Wind: SE 2-4 mph
Tomorrow:
Mix Clouds and Sun, Very Warm (Stray Shower/Storm West)
Highs: Mid to Upper 80s
Wind: SW 4-8 mph

Almost…we hit 88º degrees yesterday, the warmest October day since 2010 but one degree off the record high of 89º. The driving force behind this weather is a ridge of high pressure that will shift a bit to the east over the coming days. The net result will reveal a few more clouds, but this very warm, dry pattern persists with no real rain chances until the start of next week. We are watching a tropical wave in the Gulf, which could transport some good moisture our way by Monday, if the models come to fruition. (Learn more about this in Alex Liggitt’s latest blog.) In the meantime, make the most of this extended summer weather in October. Have a great day!

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