D.C. Forecast: Sunny & comfortably cool today, warmer by midweek

This Afternoon:Mostly Sunny & Pleasantly Cool Highs: 67-72 Wind: NW 5-10 mph Tonight:Mostly Clear & Quite Cool Lows: 42-53 Wind: NW 5-10 mph Monday:Sunny & Warmer, Still Comfortable Highs: 72-76 Wind: N 5 mph

In a month when Washington's trademark heat and humidity are often frequent - witness last Tuesday's 92 degrees and muggy dew points - yesterday turned May on its head with a pleasantly cool spring day!{ } With a high of just 69 at Reagan National and an average reading of 61, Saturday was the second coolest day{ }this month.{ } With low humidity and{ }gentle breezes, it was a day to savor.

With a trough in the jet stream and high pressure still in control, today will be yet another delightfully cool day with partly to mostly sunny skies.{ } Once again, highs will hover in the mid to upper 60s.{ } Our good fortune{ }should continue through Tuesday with slightly warmer readings both days in the mid 70s.{ } Skies will remain sunny and humidity levels comfortably low.{ } A front at midweek will end our reverie as skies turn mostly cloudy, dew points rise, and temperatures head back to the lower 80s.{ } Showers and thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday.{ } Thereafter, temperatures cool back to 70s.{ } Looking ahead to Memorial Day weekend - yes, it is already nigh! - partly sunny and seasonably mild days are likely.{ } Enjoy your Sunday!