D.C. Weather Forecast: Warmer weekend ahead

This Afternoon:Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, comfortable Highs: Upper 50s to around 60 degrees Wind: S 5 mph Tonight:Mostly cloudy with showers possible Lows: Low to mid 40s Wind: SE 5 mph Saturday:Partly sunny Highs: Around 60 degrees Wind: SE 5-10 mph

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The warming weather trend will take us right on into the weekend.{ } Later tonight a weak disturbance will move in from the west bringing a chance for showers, but{ }the good news is the rain should be out of here by dawn tomorrow morning.{ } The rest of the weekend looks fairly pleasant.{ } Skies will be partly sunny through the day tomorrow with highs in the upper 50s to around 60 degrees.{ } There could be some patchy fog Sunday morning, but otherwise a mostly cloudy day.{ } Another front will approach from the west and could bring some rain late Sunday, but the majority of the rain will hold off until overnight Sunday and into Monday.{ } Behind the cold front, highs will drop back into the low to mid 40s for the middle of next week.{ }

Wondering what this winter will be like?{ } Tonight on ABC 7 News at 11, Doug Hill will present his outlook for winter temperatures and snowfall.{ } This year,{ }Doug's doing something a little different and{ }looking to nature and our{ }furry friends, who according to folklore, might have some clue to what is coming.