Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Not as windy Sunday, rain by Monday

Tonight:Mainly Clear and Cold Lows: 28°-38° Wind: West 5-10 mph Sunday:Mostly Sunny, Added PM Clouds Highs: 58°-63° Wind: Northeast 3-5 mph Monday:Rain, Heavy at Times Highs: near 50° Wind: East 10-15 mph

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Winds will diminish and temperatures will plummet overnight under mainly clear skies. Lows in the mountains should bottom out in the upper 20s, lows closer to the District will be in the middle 30s. Look for a sunny start Sunday morning, although clouds will increase a bit later in the day. Afternoon highs will range from the upper 50s to lower 60s.

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Umbrellas will be needed Monday as a potent weather maker moves overhead. Rain will likely become heavy at times and temperatures will only rebound to near 50 degrees. On the upside, if you suffer from springtime allergies, the rain will help wash away some of the pollen. Skies will clear Tuesday with highs in the middle 60s.

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