D.C. Forecast: Partly sunny, milder days this weekend

This Afternoon:Partly Sunny & Milder Highs: 55-60 Wind: W 5-10 mph Tonight:Mostly Cloudy, Rain Possible Lows: 33-39 Rain: 30% Chance Sunday:Turning Mostly Sunny, Cool, & Breezy Highs: 45-51 Wind: NW 10 mph

With the time changing, robins returning, daffodil shoots popping up, and milder air on tap this weekend, some real relief from our winter weariness is at hand!{ } Temperatures are already in the 50s across the area with some 60 degree readings likely by day's end.{ } A cold front is poised to pass through our area later today, but the consequences should not be all that dire.{ } Look for mostly cloudy skies overnight with a chance of showers{ }as temperatures stay in the upper 30s.{ } The only snow showers likely to fall{ }would be on the western slopes of the Appalachians.{ } Sunday is expected to start out cloudy, but skies should clear by afternoon.{ } With northwesterly winds around 10 mph, Sunday will likely be a slightly cooler day with highs in the upper 40s.

The beginning of next week looks quite comfortable with highs on Monday & Tuesday around 60.{ } A disturbance at midweek however will remind us that March can be a month for all seasons.{ } Showers, colder temperatures and perhaps{ }a wintry mix{ }are likely on Wednesday. Chillier than normal readings will last through the end of{ } the work week.{ } Still, any lingering wintry weather will be looking over its shoulder at all the spring time actors ready to take the stage.{ } Spring's official debut is March 20th.{ } Enjoy your weekend.