D.C. forecast: sunshine returns, Freeze Watch Monday night

Overnight: Mainly Clear

Lows: 45°-53° | Wind: North 10-15 mph

Monday: Mostly Sunny and Breezy

Highs: 62°-67° | Wind: Northwest 15-25 mph plus

Tomorrow Night: Freeze Watch

Lows: near 32° | Wind: Light

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As high pressure builds across the mid-Atlantic, skies will clear overnight allowing temperatures to fall into the middle 40s to lower 50s. Conditions will be sunny, but breezy on Monday with afternoon highs approaching the middle 60s. Wind gusts may exceed 30 miles per hour by afternoon.

Diminishing winds and clear skies will allow for a dramatic drop in temperatures Monday night. Lows are expected near freezing and the National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for the area. The coldest temperatures are likely to be north and west of the District.

Highs will only be in the 50s on{ } Tuesday with milder air Wednesday followed by a cold front.

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