D.C. Weather Forecast: Challenging record high temperatures

      This Afternoon: Approaching Record Highs

      Highs: Around 70 | Wind: Light

      Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Patchy Fog

      Lows: 40s to Near 50 | Wind: Light

      Tuesday: Partly Cloudy, Still Warm

      Highs: Around 70 | Wind: S 5 m.p.h.

      The start to the work week will feature temperatures around 15 degrees above average both Monday and Tuesday when highs push into the upper 60s. A cold front will move into the region Wednesday morning bringing a slight chance for a few showers and cooler temperatures in the mid 50s. Thursday will be sunny and cool as high pressure moves back into the area. Temperatures will only manage to reach the upper 40s. More clouds will move into the area Friday ahead of the next system which should bring rain chances back to the area this weekend.

      Records Today:

      Tied the record so far at Reagan National: { }70 degrees - 1950

      BWI Marshall: { }72 degrees - 1998

      Dulles Airport: { }72 degrees - 1998