Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Mid-September Weather in Early August?!

This Afternoon:Partly Cloudy Highs: Low 80s Wind: N 5 Tonight:Increasing Clouds, a chance of showers by morning Lows: Mid-upper 60s Wind: S 4-8 Tuesday:A few showers early, then mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon showers and t-storms Highs: Low 80s Rain: 50%

High pressure is{ }bringing us pleasantly cooler than average temperatures and plenty of sunshine. It won't be lasting long, though.{ } This morning, we dropped down to 63 at Reagan National Airport. It's the coolest temp we've had in more than a month.{ }

Monday Morning Low Temperatures

Despite ample sunshine this afternoon, highs will barely{ } make it over 80 degrees.{ } This would be considered a "classic" mid-September day climatologically.{ } Changes begin this evening already as high pressure starts moving to our east.{ } Winds will change to the south and bring in more humidity.{ } Skies will become cloudy overnight with a chance of showers along a developing warm front towards morning.{ } After some early morning showers, we should have a dry break and then chances of showers and a few thunderstorms after noon on Tuesday.{ } The front will stall out near us and disturbances in the upper levels will keep chances of showers and thunderstorms through the end of the week.{ } By Friday, a cold front should sweep through and bring us all a return of the sunshine by the weekend.

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