D.C. Weather Forecast: White Start, Wet End

      This Afternoon: Cloudy with Rain Late

      Highs: Low 40s | Wind: E 10

      Tonight: Cloudy with Rain

      Lows: Around 40 | Wind: NW 5

      Tuesday: Morning showers, then decreasing clouds and windy

      Highs: Low to Mid 50s | Wind: W 10-20+

      Check the calendar, yep it's mid March.{} Plants are blooming and snow covered them up in parts of the metro overnight and early this morning. 3" in Reva, VA about 2" in Winchester, VA and about 1/2" in Fredericksburg.{} Thanks to Dave Rowan in Stafford, VA for the gorgeous photo that sums it up.{}{}

      Spring Snow

      The snow is pretty much over for the metro.{} We will have a nice break with cloudy conditions for the late morning and early afternoon hours.{} The precipitation will return later this afternoon and evening, but it will be of the liquid variety.{} The mountain tops out west may experience some snow and freezing rain, but the valleys, just rain.{} The rain will continue tonight and become spotty for Tuesday morning.{} it will all end when the cold front passes Tuesday morning, and then it will start to clear out with a brighter, but breezy Tuesday afternoon.{} Temperatures will be cool all week.{} Average high is 57.{} We will be in the mid 40s to low 50s all week.