D.C. Weather Forecast: A Rainy Tuesday

Overnight: Increasing Clouds, Chilly

Lows: 25-33 | Wind: Light

Tuesday: Rain Developing by Noon, Moderate Rain PM Rush

Highs: 38-44 | Rain: 100% by Afternoon

Wednesday: Partly Cloudy, Milder and Drier

Highs: 54-59 | Wind: SW-W 10-15

Another powerful, historic winter storm is moving into Oklahoma and Kansas and heading toward the Great Lakes.{ } So far Amarillo, TX has gotten 17" and a blizzard with howling winds.{ } The storm is dramatic when seen from space.{ }

Another, secondary storm is forming in the south and will be the big rain producer for us tomorrow.{ } Here is our hyperlocal futurecast for tomorrow evening.{ }

Most areas will see 1" of rain,or more, and is the reason for the flood watch around the metro area.{ }The rain may begin as a period of sleet and slight iciness well to the west of D.C. but this will be a rain storm, not a winter storm { }Dry mild air comes in back of the storm Tuesday night and Wednesday will be sunny and even a touch of spring.