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D.C.-area forecast: Wet as we speak from late morning into night; hotter this weekend


A considerably subjective score of the day’s climate, on a scale of 0 to 10.

3/10: Largely dry by way of a lot of the morning commute, then turning principally depressing.

  • Immediately: Rain arriving late morning, heavy at occasions in afternoon. Highs: 40s.
  • Tonight: Night showers, drier in a single day. Lows: Mid-30s to close 40.
  • Tomorrow: Partly sunny and windy. Highs: Mid- to higher 40s.

Not so good as we speak, however not unhealthy tomorrow by way of the weekend. A cold rain strikes in late this morning, maybe beginning with a spotty snowflake or sleet pellet, and continues earlier than turning into extra showery this night. We’re partly sunny as temperatures proceed seasonably cool tomorrow and Friday, with a gusty wind tomorrow, too, earlier than a principally nice and hotter weekend.

Immediately (Wednesday): Possibly a stray sprinkle or flurry by way of 9 a.m. or so, however in any other case principally dry with temperatures primarily within the 30s. Rain seems to maneuver in from west to east round 9 to 11 a.m., maybe briefly mixing with a spotty snowflake or sleet pellet north and west of D.C. on the onset. The rain is heavy at occasions throughout the afternoon as temperatures stall within the low to mid-40s. Confidence: Medium-Excessive

Tonight: Rain ought to develop into extra showery throughout the night earlier than ending from west to east by round midnight. Rain totals ought to find yourself someplace round a half-inch to an inch. Clouds may break up a bit in a single day with lows within the mid-30s to close 40. Confidence: Medium-Excessive

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Tomorrow (Thursday): We’re partly sunny and windy, which positively provides a chill. However with a wind course from the west, the air mass doesn’t cool off all that a lot. Highs ought to get to the mid- to higher 40s with winds gusting from the west close to 30 to 35 mph. Confidence: Medium-Excessive

Tomorrow night time: Can’t rule out a flurry or mild snow bathe as winds diminish throughout the night and in a single day. In any other case, we’re partly cloudy with lows within the higher 20s to low 30s. Confidence: Excessive

Partly sunny Friday and perhaps barely cooler so far as temperatures are involved, with highs within the mid-40s. However with lighter winds, round 10 mph or much less, it most likely feels a bit of hotter than Thursday. Continued partly cloudy Friday night time with lows once more within the higher 20s to low 30s. Confidence: Medium-Excessive

The weekend is trying pretty good for late January. Saturday ought to be the brighter of the 2 days, with principally sunny skies, whereas Sunday traits partly to principally cloudy with a bathe doable by late afternoon or night. Each days ought to see considerably gentle highs close to 50 to the low 50s. Saturday night time lows settle within the 30s. Confidence: Medium

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