D.C. weather forecast: A feel of spring in the air

      This Afternoon:{ }Partly cloudy and unseasonably warm

      Highs: Lower 70s | Wind: S 3-8 mph

      Tonight:{ }Cloudy with areas of light rain developing

      Lows: 50s | Wind: W 2-8 mph

      Wednesday:{ }A.M. rain ending...becoming partly cloudy and breezy

      Highs: Mid 50s | Wind: NW 10-20 Gusts 30 mph

      Once the sun makes an appearance, tempertures will accelerate their climb back to the 70 degree mark. Yesterday's high of 71 at DCA was a record. We should be in that same range today but will fall several degrees shy of the record. A cold front will approach late tonight accompanied by a few areas of rain. Some rain could linger into tomorrow morning. Clearing skies with gusty breezes will develop tomorrow afternoon. Temperature will be mostly in the 50s tomorrow. Mostly sunny and chilly weather is forecast for Thursday and Friday. Another warming trend will begin this weekend.

      Record High Temperatures for December 4th

      DCA 76°
      IAD 75°
      BWI 74°