From the ABC 7 Weather team

Weather Forecast: After a cloudy start, sun is here for the afternoon

May 6, 2014 - 01:05 PM
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In and out of the clouds the next few days before a big warm up.

Photo: Peggy Gardner
This Afternoon:
Partly Cloudy
Highs: Around 70
Wind: NW 5
Partly Cloudy
Lows: Low 50s
Wind: E 5-10
Partly Sunny with Afternoon Showers
Highs: Upper 60s
Precipitation: 30% P.M.

High pressure over the Great Lakes will draw in less humid air and cooler temperatures today.  The batch of showers and isolated thunderstorms last night wasn't really needed, but did help spruce up the garden and should bring the pollen count down a little.

24-hour rainfall totals


 A stationary front over North Carolina will lift northward tomorrow and bring a few afternoon showers across the region.  This will allow warm air to surge into D.C. beginning on Thursday and bring our temperatures into the 80s.  The warmer air will stay put for several days.  A few thunderstorms are possible over the weekend. 

I hope you have a chance to watch ABC7 News at 11p.m. tonight.  I will have a special report on how a developing El Nino could impact Washington, D.C. this winter.

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