D.C. Weather Forecast: Blustery but Pretty

This Afternoon: Mix of Sun and Clouds

Highs: Near 40 | Wind Chill: 20s

Tonight: Mostly Clear and Cold

Lows: Low to mId 20s | Wind: NW 10-15

Thursday: Mostly Sunny

Highs: Around 40 | Wind: W 10-20

Strong Northwest winds are the weather feature of the day and driving the "feel factor" down today.{ } Gusts may reach 30mph at times, so despite temps in the upper 30s to near 40 this afternoon, it will feel like 20s, and even teens tonight.{ } Here's the forecast wind chill for the area later today:{ }{ }

Forecast Wind Chill 6 PM

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Despite the cold, it is a beautiful day.{ } A{ } nice mix of sunshine and clouds with high pressure settliing into the area giving us a nice break today and tomorrow from the wet and dreary weather.{ } By Friday things start changing.{ } A strong storm is moving through the plains today and tomorrow bringing as much as a foot or better of snow in Kansas and Nebraska while the south will have severe thunderstorms.{ } Depending on timing, we will see clouds and then a wintry mix on Friday before changing to all rain with showers on Saturday and a drier end to the weekend. Keep it on ABC7 for the latest on the end of the week forecast.{ } Cherry Blossom Festival is only one month away!!{ }

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