Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Clearing Skies for this 4th of July

This Afternoon:Partly cloudy, breezy, becoming less humid Highs: Low 80s Wind: NW 10-20+ mph Tonight:Mainly clear and comfortably cool Lows: 54-62° Wind: NW 5-10 mph Saturday:Mostly sunny and pleasant Highs: Low to mid 80s Wind: NW 5-10 mph

Hurricane Arthur is moving farther out to sea and a cold front that slid through this morning has ushered in more comfortable air.{ } For the latest on hurricane Arthur and a closer look at our fireworks forecast, check out our latest StormWatch7 blog.{ }

It'll remain quite breezy for the rest of the afternoon, but expect a good bit of sunshine and temperatures in the low 80s. The winds will die down a bit by the time the fireworks are set to go off at 9:10p on the National Mall, so that should not be an issue.

The rest of the holiday weekend will be delightful, as high pressure settles in over the region.{ } Expect plenty of sunshine, low humidity, and seasonable temperatures in the 80s.{ } Have a safe and happy 4th of July!