The powerful cold front to rush through the region this evening may bring a few severe storms, but of greater concern is the onslaught of wind to blast into the region overnight. Power outages are possible.
Pollen levels surged to high levels in this morning's count, following Tuesday's 70-degree weather.
If we're going to go from the 70s one day to wind chills in the single digits the next, this is definitely the month to do it. But even for March our incoming weather swing is rather extreme.
It's calm tonight but wild Wednesday. We start the day with spring-like warmth, then deal with storms - which may be strong - before temps crash and winds whip into a frenzy.
The European and Canadian models suggest snow is possible late Sunday night into Monday morning - but the GFS model disagrees.
A serious cold front is coming - so strong that temperatures in Washington Wednesday evening may go from balmy to bitter in a matter of hours.
A powerhouse later winter storm will throw back wind-driven snow on its northwest flank from the Great Lakes into the interior Northeast.
A rapidly intensifying storm charges through the region late Wednesday, providing two chances for strong wind gusts – one ahead of the cold front, and one behind it.
By Jeff Halverson |
It's that time of year when if you don't like the weather, just wait a day or two for something completely different.
Clouds eventually gave way to a nice afternoon today, and a stronger taste of spring is ahead on Tuesday.