D.C. Weather Forecast: Needed rain coming

Overnight: Mostly Clear, Cold

Lows: 31-37 by morning | Wind: Light

Thursday: Sunshine Early, Increasing Clouds, Rain by Evening

Highs: Near 50 | Rain: 80% Chance by 8PM

Friday: Rain Ends before AM Rush, Partly Cloudy, Windy, Colder

Highs: 40-45 | Wind: W 20-30 mph by afternoon

A major winter storm is now moving our of the Rockies and is spreading snow and rain{ }across the Midwest{ }{ } Look at the areas in red now under a Blizzard Warning.{ }{ }{ }

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The storm will pass well to our north so while no snow for DC, the trailing cold front will bring some needed rain to us late Some areas 1/2" to perhaps 1" rain.{ } Thursday and Thursday night.{ } By Friday cold air sweeps in and stays with us into the Christmas weekend.{ } Meanwhile traveling to the Midwest the next couple of days be prepared for major delays and travel disruptions.