DC Forecast: A cool, rainy, and drizzly start to the weekend before a sunny finish

      This Afternoon: Mostly Cloudy, Chilly, Areas of Fog & Drizzle

      Highs: 40-44 | Rain: 40% Chance

      Tonight: Cloudy, Showers Possible

      Lows: 30-36 | Rain: 30% Chance

      Sunday: Turning Sunny, Breezy, Milder

      Highs: 46-49 | Wind: NW 10-15/G 25 mph

      With the{}thermometer fllrting with the freezing point,{}a mix of rain and freezing rain complicated some travel this morning.{}{}But with temperatures now well above freezing, all of the earlier Winter Weather Advisories have expired and most of the showers associated with a coastal low are well to our east.{} The onshore flow of warmer air will keep most of the DC area in the clouds this afternoon with{}some lingering fog and drizzle.{} But the quick{}movement of the low{}to the northeast will make for some{}late day clearing, especially to the west of the Appalachians.{}{}High temperatures should reach the low 40s here, but could rise to near 50 in the far western regions.

      Sunday looks to be a far better day with high pressure and sunshine returning. {}After a{}cloudy start, the winds will turn breezy out of the northwest gusting to 20 mph and highs should top out near 50.{}{}

      NOTE: Mother Nature continues to be parsimonious with our precipitation{}as our seasonal snowfall tally is{}a mere 1.5", a whopping 11.7" below normal.{} WIth just{}piddling amounts{}of rain as well - we're already down 1.4" for the year{}{}and got less than one-tenth of an inch this morning{}{}- even the current drizzle is appreciated.{} Even on the weekend!{} Enjoy your Saturday.{}