D.C. Weather Forecast: Rain Tapering, Cool Down on the way

      This Afternoon: Rain Ending, Skies slowly clearing

      Highs: Slowly falling through the 50s | Wind: NW 10-15

      Tonight: Partly Cloudy

      Lows: Upper 30s | Wind: N 10

      Wednesday: Mix of Sun and Clouds

      Highs: Low 50s | Wind: NW 10-15

      A cold{}is passing through the D.C. area late this morning and will move offshore later today.{} The rain will taper off midday and cooler, blustery conditions will arrive.{} It will be the start of cooler weather that will last the better part of the rest of the week. The rain was heavy in Northern Virginia this morning. Here's a look at some rainfall totals as of 10:30 this morning.{}

      Rainfall from last night through today

      {}{} There is a chance of a few showers Wednesday afternoon, otherwise more stable weather with sunshine to end the week.{} But, the weekend looking unsettled.