D.C. Weather Forecast: January Thaw

      This Afternoon: Mostly Sunny

      Highs: Mid-Upper 40s | Wind: NW 10

      Tonight: Clear Skies

      Lows: Upper 20s-Lower 30s | Wind: Light and Variable

      Tuesday: Mostly Sunny

      Highs: Low 50s | Wind: SW 5

      A weak cold front passed through D.C. overnight and brought quite a bit of cloudiness.{}It's been a bit breezy this morning with Northwest winds bringing in the cooler air{}and temperatures{}will be a bit{}cooler than Sunday.{} Despite all that, we will see highs above average in the mid to upper 40s.{} The average high in D.C. this week is 43 degrees.{} High pressure is building in from the west and clearing skies out.{} As the high drifts to the east tomorrow, our winds become Southwesterly. This will usher in warmth from the gulf coast states and we will see a warming trend until Thursday, when a system approaches and brings in some clouds.{} Rain showers will be possible on Thursday night and Friday. If that all sounds good to you, just wait until the weekend!{} Check out the forecast highs for Sunday:{}

      Sunday Evening Temperatures


      For you cold weather lovers, the warm up lasts about a week and a half. It looks like a big bitter cold chill by late next week.{} But, let's focus on this warm stuff, first.{}