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

      {}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.{}