D.C. Weather Forecast: Sunshine, but a chilly afternoon

This Afternoon: Mostly Sunny and Cool

Highs: Upper 30s to Lower 40s | Wind: NW 5-10

Tonight: Partly Cloudy

Lows: Low to Mid 20s | Wind: Light and Variable

Thursday: Partly Cloudy

Highs: Upper 30s | Wind: W 5

We started the day cloudy, and there was even a bit of a wintry mix over Southern Maryland, but all of it was very short lived.{ } Skies have been slowly clearing all morning, and abundant sunshine can be expected this afternoon as high pressure moves in from the west.{ } The weather pattern this week is rather quiet.{ } A split jetstream is keeping the really cold air up to the north.{ } Check out how much colder it is in the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast!{ }

10:30a.m. Temperatures on January 2nd

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The temp in Pittsburgh, PA is 17 degrees colder than here at 10:30 a.m.{ }{ }{ }{ } We are chilly, but will see temps only slightly below average today and tomorrow.{ } The average high in D.C. today is 43 degrees.{ } Thursday will be the coldest day of the bunch with highs in the upper 30s.{ } But, we will gradually see a warming trend by the weekend and early next week.{ }

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