From the ABC 7 Weather team

Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: 2 chances of Snow

January 17, 2014 - 09:30 AM
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The holiday weekend starts cold, but finished mild.

This Afternoon:
Increasing Clouds this Afternoon
Highs: Mid to Upper 40s
Wind: S 4-8
Light Rain to Light Snow Showers.
Lows: Upper 20s
Snow: 40% Less than 1/2"
Partly Cloudy, Breezy and Colder
Highs: Mid-Upper 30s
Wind Chill: Mid-Upper 20s

Our parade of Clippers impacts our weekend, but mainly at night.  Our Friday features plenty of sunshine to start, but clouds start moving in ahead of the first system this afternoon.  There is a chance of light rain showers changing to light snow showers this evening and early overnight. 

Afternoon Forecast

Little accumulation expected.  A few spots West of the city could pick up a coating. Behind the front, it will be cooler and breezy on Saturday. Then, a second disturbance swings through Saturday Night into Sunday morning with another chance of very light snow.  Our jet stream retreats north on Monday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) and allows us to warm up into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees, but it will be followed by "Polar Vortex Round 2" in the middle of the week with very chilly temperatures. Highs may not make it out of the 20s.
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