D.C. Weather Forecast: Swinging Temperatures Today

      This Afternoon: Mostly Sunny

      Highs: Low 50s | Wind: SW 5

      Tonight: Clear Skies

      Lows: Low to Mid 30s | Wind: S 5

      Wednesday: Partly Cloudy

      Highs: Upper 50s | Wind: Sw 5-10

      This morning temperatures were 10-20 degrees colder than yesterday{}morning and many of us found ourselves scraping a bit of ice off the windshield.{} Despite the start below freezing, a southwesterly wind and mostly sunny skies will allow temperatures to rise into the lower 50s this afternoon and into the mid to upper 50s tomorrow.{} Check out this map from that show the forecast temperature departure for Wednesday. Much of the country will be mild.{}{}

      Wednesday Temps above Average

      {}{} A weak cold front will pass Wednesday evening, but we don't expect it will bring any rain or snow with it.{} Temperatures will temporarily cool a bit behind the front for Thursday, and a stronger storm that is in Texas today will bring a chance of showers Thursday night and Friday.{} The warmth returns for the weekend.