Washington D.C. Weather Forecast: Blustery Beginning, but Sunny and Calm Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Partly Cloudy

      Highs: Mid 60s | Wind: NW 5-8

      Tonight: Mostly Clear

      Lows: Low 40s | Wind: Light

      Friday: Mostly Sunny

      Highs: Upper 60s | Wind: N 5-8

      It was{ } windy start to the day. In the predawn hours winds were gusting between 20 and 30mph after a cold front passed.{ } We got more wind than rain out of it. Here are the rainfall totals from the last 24 hours.{ }{ }

      24 hour rainfall totals

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      We could have used a little more rain to clean off the streets, wipe out the pollen and bring a bit more "green" to the vegitation.{ } We are beginning a rather quiet weather pattern the next 7 days with little to no rain expected.{ } Here's the surface forecast this afternoon.{ }{ }

      Afternoon Forecast

      The whole country is pretty quiet.{ } There is a weak low pressure system that moves into the Tennessee Valley Friday afternoon.{ } It will bring us some clouds late in the weekend.{ } Perhaps a sprinkle on Sunday, but the only significant chance of rain the next 7 days is on Monday.{ } That still, is only about a 30% probability.

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