D.C. Weather Forecast: Some Sunshine and a Brief Warm up!

This Afternoon: Partly Sunny

Highs: Mid to Upper 50s | Wind: W 5-15

Tonight: Fair Skies

Lows: Upper 30s | Wind: S 5-8

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy, a few showers

Highs: Around 50 | Precipitation: A few showers or flurries late

Westerly winds are helping to dry us out a bit today after a soggy Tuesday.{ } They are allowing the sunshine to pop out today and the temperatures to warm up briefly.{ } You can see on the visible satellite the low pressure system is offshore now and we are surrounded by clouds elsewhere.{ }

Visible Satellite

Highs today will reach the mid to upper 50s. Tonight, temperatures will cool back into the{ }30s in the suburbs to near 40 degrees in the city.{ }Seasonal temperatures will be the story on Thursday with highs around the 50 degree mark. A weak disturbance will track around an upper-level low{ }situated north of D.C. bringing with it the chance for a few sprinkles or even flurries by tomorrow afternoon.

Much cooler weather is anticipated beyond{ }Thursday, with highs in the mid 40s by Friday under partly sunny skies. The weekend looks downright chilly with highs in the low 40s Saturday and upper 30s{ }come Sunday.{ }

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